small embossed silver jug

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small embossed silver jug

A typical silver Georgian form, but, since it is thin silver, decorated in a style not appropriate to the form, and with no hallmark, it was probably made in India by a local craftsman commissioned by an English merchant or soldier, since there is a faint cartouche at the front. This would fit in with the fact that family ancestors served in the Indian army in the 19th C.

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