Coffee Pot and Jug

1934 Coffee pot and hot milk jug by H.G. Murphy

Hand-raised with chased linear decoration, wooden handles and finials. Maker’s mark: H.G. Murphy, Falcon workshop mark. Measurements: Coffee pot height: 34.5 cm. Width: 21.7 cm; Hot milk jug height 31.5 cm. Width 16.8 cm

Henry George Murphy was apprenticed to Henry Wilson in 1899. This set represents a tour de force of silversmithing and contemporary design with shades of Emil Lettre, who taught Murphy in Germany in 1912. Purchased by the Company.

Coffee Pot and Jug

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