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The cylindrical neck of this Victorian claret jug is fitted with an impressive sterling silver, hallmarked mount embellished with impressive bright cut engraved spiralling naturalistic designs.
The flared lower rim of the mount is embellished with a band of geometric decoration and the upper rim is encircled with bead ornamentation.
The mount retains the original domed hinged, hallmarked cover surmounted by an impressive embossed sterling silver stylised pineapple finial, terminating with ornate scrolling leaf lobes.
This antique claret jug is fitted with an impressive scrolling ribbed handle accented with a naturalistic texture in addition to impressive elevated scrolling thumbpiece.
The lower terminal features an oval medallion accented with bead motifs and a pensile leaf design.
The handle is further ornamented with an exceptional applied scrolling organic design in junction with the mount to the body.
The underside of the exceptional, cast and applied spout is embellished with a large bearded figural mask below a band of geometric decoration and scrolling floral motifs.
The rounded body of the jug is ornamented with cut glass hobnail style ornamentation with a star cut motif to the underside.
Length from back of handle to tip of lip 15.2cm/6"
Diameter of body 11.9cm/4.7"
Diameter of foot 7.7cm/3"
Height to top of finial 29cm/11.4"
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The jug has been professionally polished and is in presentation condition.
The glass body is in perfect condition.
The cast and applied decoration is very sharp and the bright cut engraved decoration is very crisp.
Full hallmarks struck to the surface of the mount and the part hallmarks to the cover are all very clear.
Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this fine example of antique glassware.
Origin: Birmingham, England
35B St Georges Terrace
Tyne & Wear