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SOLD - Cut Glass Claret Jug with Sterling Silver Mount - Antique Victorian

A fine antique Victorian cut glass and English sterling silver mounted claret jug; an addition to our diverse wine and drinks related silverware collection

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SOLD - Cut Glass Claret Jug with Sterling Silver Mount - Antique Victorian
SOLD - Cut Glass Claret Jug with Sterling Silver Mount - Antique Victorian

Description


This fine antique Victorian cut glass and and sterling silver claret jug has a cylindrical neck to an ovoid body onto a circular foot.


The impressive glass body of this jug is embellished with an acid etched scene depicting Roman soldiers on chariots.


The claret jug is fitted with a hallmarked sterling silver mount ornamented with bright cut engraved interlacing bordered leaf motifs incorporating a vacant cartouche to the front.


The mount is further embellished with bead decorated borders to the upper and lower rim.


This sterling silver mount is fitted with a hallmarked hinged cover surmounted with a silver eagle finial.


The jug has an angular handle ornamented with rope twist decoration.


Date: 1870

Condition


The mount of this antique claret jug is a very good gauge of silver.

The jug is a fine quality in excellent condition and the glass is in perfect condition.

The bright cut engraved decoration is very crisp.

Full hallmarks struck to the surface of the mount and part hallmarks to the surface of the cover are all very clear.


Reflections in photography may detract from the true representation of this Victorian glass and silverware.


Dimensions


Length from back of handle to tip of lip 11.7cm/4.6"

Diameter 9.2cm/3.6"

Diameter of foot 8.2cm/3.2"

Height 27.7cm/10.9"


View the complete collection of claret jugs and decanters at AC Silver

 
 
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Andrew Campbell started trading in Antique Silver in the 1970's. Initially, Andrew lived in the South of England, travelling the country, searching for items of silver to buy. Andrew sold these items at various London markets and antique fairs. Over time, and through selling at a range of venues, Andrew built up a large and diverse customer base from private buyers to national and international trade customers.
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