Antique Victorian Cut Glass and Sterling Silver Mounted Lemonade/Claret Jug
Antique Victorian Cut Glass and Sterling Silver Mounted Lemonade/Claret Jug
Antique Victorian Cut Glass and Sterling Silver Mounted Lemonade/Claret Jug
Antique Victorian Cut Glass and Sterling Silver Mounted Lemonade/Claret Jug
Antique Victorian Cut Glass and Sterling Silver Mounted Lemonade/Claret Jug
Antique Victorian Cut Glass and Sterling Silver Mounted Lemonade/Claret Jug
Antique Victorian Cut Glass and Sterling Silver Mounted Lemonade/Claret Jug
Antique Victorian Cut Glass and Sterling Silver Mounted Lemonade/Claret Jug
Antique Victorian Cut Glass and Sterling Silver Mounted Lemonade/Claret Jug

HUKIN & HEATH (worked 1855-1953)

Antique Victorian Cut Glass and Sterling Silver Mounted Lemonade/Claret Jug

1898 Birmingham

Offered by AC Silver

£1,595 gbp
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This exceptional antique Victorian sterling silver and cut glass claret/lemonade jug has a tapering cylindrical form to a tapering square shaped base.

The cylindrical neck is fitted with a fine sterling silver, hallmarked mount with the original hallmarked hinged cover incorporating a plain plateaued thumbpiece.

The neck of this antique claret jug is embellished with ribbed glass ornamentation.

The body of the jug retains the original broad hallmarked mounts fitted with an elongated C shaped sterling silver handle.

These mounts each feature a hinge to the opposing surface to the handle; these decorative hinges were originally used in the crafting process.

The glass body of the jug is embellished with exceptional subdivided panels of hobnail style cut glass ornamentation accented with geometric motifs to the incurves.

The body of this exceptional claret jug is further ornamented with a faceted star motif to the underside.

This exceptional claret/lemonade jug was crafted by John Thomas Heath & John Hartshorne Middleton of Hukin & Heath (subsequently Hukin & Heath Ltd).

Dimensions

Length from back of handle to tip of lip 17.3cm/6.8"

Diameter of rim 5cm/2"

Width of base 10cm/3.9" square

Height 33.5cm/13.2"


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This antique claret jug is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition.

The glass is in perfect condition.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this fine example of antique glassware.
Maker: Hukin & Heath (J T Heath & J H Middleton)

Origin: Birmingham, England

Date: 1898
Can be viewed at AC Silver’s Newcastle store, online at www.acsilver.co.uk. Please quote SALES CODE SKU A1676 when enquiring about the piece.
Complimentary insurance valuation with images and text is provided with your purchase.
Stock Code
A1676
Medium
An exceptional, fine and impressive, large antique Victorian cut glass and English sterling silver mounted lemonade/claret jug; an addition to our wine and drink related collection
Signed/Inscribed
Full hallmarks struck to the surface of the mounts and part hallmarks to the interior of the cover are all very clear; the hallmarks are deeply struck due to the exceptional gauge of silver.
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