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Horn and Sterling Silver Mounted Jug - Antique Victorian

An exceptional, fine and impressive antique horn and sterling silver mounted jug; an addition to our diverse wine and drink related collection

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Horn and Sterling Silver Mounted Jug - Antique Victorian
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Horn and Sterling Silver Mounted Jug - Antique Victorian
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Horn and Sterling Silver Mounted Jug - Antique Victorian
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Horn and Sterling Silver Mounted Jug - Antique Victorian
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Horn and Sterling Silver Mounted Jug - Antique Victorian
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Horn and Sterling Silver Mounted Jug - Antique Victorian
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Horn and Sterling Silver Mounted Jug - Antique Victorian
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Horn and Sterling Silver Mounted Jug - Antique Victorian
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Horn and Sterling Silver Mounted Jug - Antique Victorian
Antique Jug
Horn and Sterling Silver Mounted Jug - Antique Victorian

Description


This exceptional antique Victorian sterling silver and horn jug has a cylindrical tapering form.


The cylindrical neck is fitted with a fine and impressive plain sterling silver hallmarked mount with an impressive scalloped border with a pierced circular motif to each incurve.


The mount retains the original hallmarked hinged domed cover surmounted with the original, detachable hallmarked, rounded finial.


The cover is further ornamented with a pierced decorated lobed thumbpiece.


This antique jug is fitted with a plain angular handle with an incurved thumbpiece.


The lower portion of the jug is encircled with an applied plain hallmarked sterling silver rim.


The natural horn body is ornamented with an applied hallmarked sterling silver shield shaped vacant cartouche.


The underside of the jug is fitted with the original circular glass base.


Learn more about the history of the silver jug

Date: 1880

Condition


This antique jug is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition in keeping with age.

The horn body of the jug is in perfect condition.

Full hallmarks struck to the surface of the mount and the rim of the base, in addition to the part hallmarks to the interior of the cover, surface of the finial and cartouche show signs of wear in keeping with age and location.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this fine example of antique silverware.


Dimensions


Length 13.2cm/5.2"

Width 9.4cm/3.7"

Height 24.7cm/9.7"


 
 
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Andrew Campbell started trading in antiques during the 1970s. 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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