A fine antique Victorian sterling silver drinks set consisting of a water / cordial jug and two matching beakers; part of the AC Silver wine and drink collection
This fine Victorian sterling silver water / cordial set consists of a
and a matching pair of jug beakers.
The jug or
pitcher has a cylindrical, inverted cone shape form with convex shoulders to a plain cylindrical neck and simple lip.
The jug is fitted with a splendid leaf decorated shaped scroll handle.
have a circular tapering form. beakers
Victorian jug and beakers are ornamented with the same embossed and chased floral and scroll motif to both sides of the jug, and to the front of each beaker.
The motif embellishes a shaped vacant cartouche to each piece.
The pieces of this fine water/cordial set are a very good gauge of silver, fine quality and in excellent condition.
Full hallmarks struck to the surface of the jug and the retailer's marks to the underside of the jug are clear.
Full hallmarks struck to the surface of both beakers are slightly rubbed, but legible.
Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of these fine examples of Victorian silverware.
Length from back of handle to lip 13cm/5.1"
Diameter of body 11cm/4.3"
Diameter of top 6.8cm/2.7"
Diameter of base 5cm/2"
Weight of Jug 12 troy ounces/373g
Combined weight of Beakers 7 troy ounces/217g
19 troy ounces/590g
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