26 November 1996
A GEORGE III SILVER HOT WATER JUG
Maker's mark rubbed, 1774.
Vase-shaped, on spreading foot, chased with swags, floral sprays and fruiting vines, beaded borders, the leaf-capped cover with flower finial.
7.5in. (19cm) high
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