Lot 297Irish Sterling Silver Cream Jug and Sugar Bowl
The cream jug marked William Townsend, Dublin, 1750s, the sugar bowl marked John Smyth, Dublin, 1905
Each of traditional form with lion mask feet, the bodies chased with birds, animals, flowers and scrolls. Height of cream jug 3 3/4 inches (9.5 cm), diameter of sugar bowl 4 3/4 inches (12 cm), total approximately 8 ounces.
Sold for $630
Cream jug - later decorated; rubbing to hallmarks and lacking date letter; monogram "MM" under spout; handle slightly bent at join
Sugar bowl - good condition overall; good detail to decoration; clearly hallmarked; engraved monogram "MLL"
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