A lovely simple and elegant silver ewer or lidded jug suitable for water wine or claret made by Harrison Bros and Howson in Sheffield and hallmarked in 1904.
Silver ewer lidded jug wine water or claret Sheffield 1904
A beautiful Edwardian silver ewer or lidded jug suitable for water, claret and other wine in simple unfussy silver enhanced by elegant lines.The thumbpiece to the wooden handle curves upwards and enables the pot to be lifted with ease. The lid is surmounted with a flame shaped finial. It all sits on a circular foot.
The jug was hallmarked in Sheffield in 1904 and was made by Harrison Brothers & Howson (George Howson). The date letter is only just readable. The base has the registration mark 40087. The lid is also marked with the sterling lion and the makers mark.
It measures just over 30cms high and is 14 cms from lip of spout to tip of handles. It weighs 474 grams.
It is in fine antique condition commensurate with age and usage. The hallmarks are in average condition, the date letter is rubbed and just readable. It has a lovely patina and the silver is in good condition with no repairs dings or dents.