Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Claret Jug
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Claret Jug
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Claret Jug
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Claret Jug
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Claret Jug
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Claret Jug
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Claret Jug
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Claret Jug
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Claret Jug
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Claret Jug
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Claret Jug
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Claret Jug
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Claret Jug
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Claret Jug
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Claret Jug

GEORGE FOX, LONDON (worked 1860-1895)

Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Claret Jug

1863 London

Offered by AC Silver

£3,950 gbp
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This exceptional antique Victorian sterling silver claret jug has a bulbous rounded knopped form onto a circular domed foot.

The swept neck and body of the jug are embellished with chased decorated scrolling strap work bordered panels incorporating fruit and foliate designs on a matte background, intersected by bead motifs accented with trellis ornamentation.

The body of this impressive claret jug is further ornamented with chased decorated stylised leaf designs to the lower portion and spiralling stylised bird designs accented with rosette motifs to the main portion.

The decoration to the main portion of the body incorporates a large vacant oval cartouche to either side.

Each incurved portion of the knops are ornamented with a stylised egg decorated border and floral motifs.

The flared rim to the lip of the jug is embellished with a broad band of ribbed decoration.

This impressive jug is fitted with a fine cast S scroll handle with a figural ornamentation to the upper portion and a tapering rope twist design to the lower portion.

The lower socket features a bifurcating scrolling design with stylised leaf terminals whilst the upper curved bifurcating socket is embellished with chased leaf designs.

The opposing interior side of the lip below the upper terminal to the handle is ornamented with a chased decorated grotesque mask.

The foot is embellished with embossed decoration depicting flowing water incorporating conical shells and dolphin designs.

The underside of the foot bears the retailer’s mark ‘Lamburts, Coventry St, London'.

Dimensions

Height to top of handle 41cm/16.1"

Diameter of body 14cm/5.5"

Length from back of handle to lip 16cm/6.25"

Diameter of base 11.3cm/4.5"

Weight

38 troy ounces/1183g


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This antique claret jug is an exceptional gauge of silver, very fine quality and in excellent condition.
Reflections in photography may not give a true representation of this exceptional example of Victorian silverware.
Maker: George Fox

Origin: London, England

Date: 1863
Can be viewed at AC Silver’s Newcastle store, online at www.acsilver.co.uk. Please quote SALES CODE SKU A2979 when enquiring about the piece.
Complimentary insurance valuation with images and text is provided with your purchase.
Dimensions
Weight 38.00oz t (1181.80g)
Stock Code
A2979
Medium
An exceptional, fine and impressive antique Victorian English sterling silver claret jug; an addition to our diverse wine and drinks related collection.
Signed/Inscribed
Full hallmarks struck to the underside of the lip are very clear.
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