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Antique Victorian Glass and Sterling Silver Mounted Claret Jug
Offered by AC Silver
The upper portion of the glass body is fitted with the original hallmarked sterling silver mount embellished with an incurved shaped border.
The plain domed hallmarked hinged cover is encircled with a band of applied bead decoration and surmounted with an impressive swept, knopped bead decorated finial.
This Victorian claret jug is fitted with an S scroll handle featuring a plain scrolling thumbpiece.
The glass body of the jug is embellished with an exceptional acid etched illustration depicting a putto entangled with flowing ribbons, playing a stylised percussion triangle whilst standing on the back of a moth style insect.
* In art and culture, a putto (plural: putti) is a chubby male child, usually nude and occasionally bearing wings.
Length from back of handle to lip 15.3cm/6"
Diameter of rim 5.4cm/2.1"
Diameter of body 10.3cm/4.1"
Diameter of foot 9.5cm/3.7"
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INSURANCE IN TRANSIT
Insurance cover is provided FREE OF CHARGE for items up to the value of £30,000.
All items are fully insured and sent at the risk of AC Silver.
The mount has been professionally polished and is in presentation condition.
The plain glass body of the jug is in perfect condition.
Full hallmarks struck to the surface of the mount and part hallmarks struck to the interior of the cover are very clear.
Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this piece of Victorian silver and glassware.
Origin: London, England
|Height||30.80 cm||(12.13 inches)|
35B St Georges Terrace
Tyne & Wear