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Cut Glass, Tusk and Sterling Silver Mounted Whiskey Jug - Antique Victorian (1900)


A fine, impressive and unusual Victorian cut glass and English sterling silver mounted antique whiskey jug with natural tusk handle made by the Mappin Brothers; part of our silver mounted glass collection

SKU A3047

This exceptional Victorian English glass and sterling silver mounted whiskey jug has a plain, subtly tapering cylindrical form.

The upper portion of the glass body is fitted with a fine and impressive sterling silver mount with a lower supporting girdle.

The hallmarked hinged cover is surmounted with a plain thumbpiece.

This antique whiskey jug is fitted with tusk handle with sterling silver sockets; these terminals conjoin the aforementioned hallmarked mounts.

The base of this unusual antique whiskey jug is ornamented with star cut decoration to the underside.

Jugs incorporating tusk are rare to the market, especially those in such exceptional condition.

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Maker: Mappin Brothers

Date: 1900

The mount of this antique whiskey jug is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and is in exceptional presentation 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 impressive example of antique glassware.

Length from back of handle to lip 15.5cm/6.2"

Diameter of cover 7cm/2.8"

Diameter of base 9cm/3.5"

Height 14.6cm/5.9"

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