The plain baluster body raised on a turned and cast foot, the front engraved with a contemporary crest beneath a "sparrow-beak" type spout. The back of the body with a leaf-capped "s" scroll handle.
Silver beer jugs are some of the most attractive pieces to have been made in the 18th century. However, it is surprisingly hard to find one that hasn't been de-chased or hasn't had re-engraved armorials. These are usually coupled with a poor surface colour and patination. This jug, by contrast, has a superb surface and is in great condition. The original hammer marks are still clearly visible on the inside where the jug was raised up from a flat piece of silver. The engraved armorials are probably those of Cutler.