A Victorian silver hot water jug, Lowe & Sons, Chester 1880,...
A Victorian silver hot water jug, Lowe & Sons, Chester 1880, of baluster form on circular foot with wooden scroll handle, hinged cover with gadroon border and pineapple finial, engraved cartouche to each side, one bearing a crest of a dove holding an olive branch, 18.5cm high, weight 8.75ozt
Several, small to mid-sized shallow dents throughout, mostly concentrated around the waist, cover and foot. Pin prick marks throughout, mostly concentrated to the foot and waist. Light to moderate scratching throughout, commensurate with age and use. No signs of splitting or repair. Hinged cover opens smoothly an closes flush. Hallmarks and engravings are crisp and clear. Handle in good order, no splits or losses, general scratching and wear commensurate with age and use.