ANTIQUE 18THC RARE IRISH PROVINCIAL CORK SOLID SILVER CREAM JUG, MCDERMOTT C1760

ANTIQUE 18THC RARE IRISH PROVINCIAL CORK SOLID SILVER CREAM JUG, MCDERMOTT C1760

3,595.00

18th Century Georgian Irish Provincial silver cream jug, helmet form, resting on three hooved feet with shell junctions, applied girdle, leaf-capped scroll handle, shaped rim. The side engraved with initials "E R Mc" and the base "BPE". Hallmarked Irish Provincial Silver, Maker's mark M.D for Michael McDermott.


REFERENCE NUMBER: A3110

 

 

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DESCRIPTION

Antique 18th Century extremely rare Georgian Irish Provincial solid silver cream jug, helmet form, resting on three hooved feet with shell junctions, applied girdle, leaf-capped scroll handle, shaped rim. The side engraved with initials "E R Mc" and the base "BPE".

Georgian silverware from Cork is very rare and sought after.

Hallmarked Irish Provincial Silver, Maker's mark M.D for Michael McDermott (M partially rubbed), sought after silversmith active from 1750 (deceased in 1784). Please follow this link to an identical jug in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. 

CONDITION

In Great condition - No damage, just general wear.

SIZE

Height:  12.2cm

Width:   15 x 8.2

Weight: 235g