An electroplated Victorian Water Jug by Hukin and Heath.
A Victorian electroplated Hot Water Jug in the form of a water can, Hukin and Heath, circa 1890. The lid with contemporary initials ‘EL’ beneath an Earl’s coronet.
Struck on the base with the marks of Hukin and Heath and their pattern reference – 9659 – together with a capacity ‘2 Gills’ [half a pint].
Hukin and Heath [the partnership of Heath and Middleton] produced jugs in this form in electroplate, silver and silver-mounted glass. The also produced small teasets in this form with the pattern number 10845. When the jugs and teasets are engraved with a retailer’s name, it is often J. C. Vickery of Regent street, London.
Good overall with minor wear to the silver plating. Possibly some wickering missing at the base of the back handle.
Height – 16.50 cm.; Width – 19.50 cm.; Depth – 8.20 cm.; Weight – 430.30 gms.