26 October 2007
A VICTORIAN SILVER BEER JUG
MARK OF JAMES BARCLAY HENNELL, LONDON, 1880
Baluster shaped on a circular spreading foot, foot chased with flowers, body chased with a scene of a boar hunt, the hinged cover with flowers and scroll thumbpiece, spout cast and chased with mask, scroll handle with flowers and heart-shaped terminal, marked on hinged cover and base
12 in. (30.5 cm.) high; 55 oz. 10 dwt. (1728 gr.)
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