Antique George III Sterling Silver Beer/Water Jug
Antique George III Sterling Silver Beer/Water Jug

Antique Silver George III Beer/Water Jug made in 1768


A magnificent antique George III sterling silver beer/water jug of plain baluster form onto a circular spreading foot.

Date 1768
Made By William Grundy
Location London
Stock Number W194x21
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Maker: William Grundy

A magnificent antique George III sterling silver beer/water jug of plain baluster form onto a circular spreading foot. The jug has a cast sterling silver S-scroll handle ornamented with a scrolling leaf design. The beak style spout is embellished with a vase-shaped moulding, with a drop-shaped form to the nadir.

This jug holds 2.25 litres, which is approximately 4 UK pints.

Dimensions: height 24.7 cm, width (handle to spout) 22.5 cm, base 12.06 cm; weight 41.5 troy oz.


William Grundy

William  Grundy was apprenticed to Edward Vincent in 1731 first mark entered in 1743. He was working in Fetter Lane. Second mark 1748 where he was working at Pemberton Row, Gough Square. He moved back to Fetter Lane in 1754 and in 1779 entered into partnership with Edward Fernell.  It is thought he died around 1780. William Grundy was a fine maker of Holloware and specialised in Coffee Pots, Beer Jugs, Mugs and Tankards

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Delivery Charges:
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For Europe £30.00
For the rest of World £50.00
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