Georgian Silver Wine Ewer by John Scofield
Date: Circa 1779
Maker: John Scofield
A fine antique sterling silver wine jug in the elegant classical style typical of this well regarded maker. With a...
A fine antique sterling silver wine jug in the elegant classical style typical of this well regarded maker. With a tall shapely form on a pedestal foot and curved wooden handle with discreetly decorated end mounts. To the body there is a central band with bead borders, the lid and foot are similarly decorated. To the front there is a large hand engraved crest of a lion rampant. Contains 1200 ml. Weight 775 grams, 24.9 troy ounces. Height 31 cms (top of handle). Spread 16 cms. Diameter of base 10.25 cms. London 1779. Maker John Scofield.
This beautiful silver wine jug is in very good condition with no damage or restoration. The engraved crest is sharp. With a full set of English hallmarks underneath and the lion sterling silver mark and makers mark inside the lid. Good colour. There are a few very minimal dinks to the surface. Please note that this item is not new and will show moderate signs of wear commensurate with age. Reflections in the photograph may detract from the true representation of this item.
Maker: John Scofield
John Scofield (or Schofield), highly prominent late 18th century London silversmith. No record of apprenticeship of freedom. 1st mark entered as plateworker in 1776 with Robert Jones. 2nd mark alone 1778. 3rd mark 1787. Well known for his impeccable craftsmanship and elegant restrained taste. His candlesticks and candelabra are highly prized.
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