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Look at what I found on the Online Galleries website!
The jug has a baluster shaped form onto a circular, chased decorated spreading foot.
The body is embellished with profuse fine chased decoration depicting Bacchanalian scenes incorporating cherub-like figures, vines, goats, mystical fish, floral and foliate designs.
The decoration to the body incorporates a vacant shaped cartouche to one side, bordered by impressive shell and scrolling acanthus leaf chased decoration and a crowned Neptune-like mask to the top.
The underside of the spout is ornamented with a large and impressive chased mask .
The jug is fitted with a fine and noteworthy C scroll acanthus leaf decorated handle beautifully embellished with an acanthus leaf thumbpiece.
This impressive antique ale jug has a gilded interior.
* Although a wine bottle has been placed next to the ale jug to provide a comparison of size, the video conveys a more accurate representation of the true magnificence and dimensions of this piece.
Height to top of handle 34.2cm/13.5"
Height to rim 28cm/11"
Diameter of body 18cm/7.1"
Diameter of base 14cm/5.5"
51 troy ounces/1586g
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Origin: London, England
|Height||34.20 cm||(13.46 inches)|
35B St Georges Terrace
Tyne & Wear