This exceptional antique Austro-Hungarian silver and cut glass water / lemonade silver jug has a tapering cylindrical form.
The neck is fitted with a fine and impressive substantial silver hallmarked mount with the original hallmarked flat hinged cover and plain swept lobed thumbpiece.
The cover is further embellished with the impressive contemporary engraved initials 'SC' below a coronet.
This antique cut glass lemonade jug is fitted with a plain angular S scroll handle with bracketed curved terminals.
The large glass body of the jug is ornamented with a dimpled effect in addition to a star cut motif to the underside of the base.
The hallmarks struck to the surface of the impressive mount include:
Importer/Retailer's mark: Bachruch (Antal Bachruch)
Assay mark: P (Pest, Hungary)
Silver quality/purity mark: Dianakopf mark (.800, 800/1000)
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