A very fine sterling silver Wine/Claret Jug by Samuel Smily of the Goldsmiths Alliance Limited - For Sale

A very fine sterling silver Wine/Claret Jug by Samuel Smily of the Goldsmiths Alliance Limited
Price: $5335.00
•Item: A very fine Claret/Wine Jug
•Circa: 1867
•Origin: London, UK
•Material: Sterling Silver
•Silversmith: Samuel Smily of the Goldsmiths Alliance Limited
•Marks: Full London assay marks and smithsmith initials on neck of jug, no mark on contemporary stopper
•Dimensions: 13.5inches / 34cm approx
•Condition: Very Good
•Rarity: Probably unique
•Quality: Very fine and good grade silver
•Price: £3,300 (sterling) / $5,335 approx

Note: This is a very fine and top quality piece of silver with casting to the handle, hand engravings, fluting and gadrooning, of very good form.

History Note:
It bears the marks of Samuel Smily, of the Goldsmiths Alliance Limited, which was formed by A B Savory & Sons and T C Savory & Co. Smily was the manager (succeeding his father William Smily) of Savory & Sons until 1880.

Although this jug was finished and marketed by Goldsmiths Alliance Ltd. The latter firm was established in 1751 as Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Alliance Ltd., and changed its name in 1880. It is said to have achieved a royal appointment from the queen and had a large shop on Regent Street. It is said to have exhibited at numerous exhibitions, including the Fisheries Exhibition in 1883, the Inventions Exhibition in 1885, the Indian and Colonial Exhibition in 1886, the International Expositions of Paris in 1889, Chicago in 1893, California in 1894, and Paris in 1900 where it won the Grand Prix.

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