An Early 20th Century Silver Milk Jug

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An elegant early 20th century silver milk jug made in London in 1922 by Charles and Richard Comyns (sons of the celebrated William Comyns). Of circular form it sits on a stepped spreading foot and has a cast handle decorated with acanthus, and a band of bright cut and engraved decoration around the rim. There is a vacant shield shaped cartouche on either side, with below these conjoined olive branches.

Height = 8.5 cm (3.3″)
Width = 14 cm (5.5″)
Depth = 9 cm (3.5″)
Weight = 183 g (5.89 oz t)