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SOLD - Blown Glass and Sterling Silver Mounted ‘Owl’ Claret Jug - Antique Victorian

An exceptional, fine and impressive, large antique Victorian English sterling silver mounted, blown glass claret jug in the form of an owl; an addition to our wine and drink related collection

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SOLD - Blown Glass and Sterling Silver Mounted ‘Owl’ Claret Jug - Antique Victorian
SOLD - Blown Glass and Sterling Silver Mounted ‘Owl’ Claret Jug - Antique Victorian

Description


This exceptional antique Victorian sterling silver and glass claret jug has been modelled in the form of an owl.


The blown glass body is fitted with a very impressive, large sterling silver hallmarked mount with an exceptional hinged cover in the form of the owl’s head.


The cover is ornamented with inset bead eyes and features a plain rounded thumbpiece to the posterior surface.


The interior of the cover retains the original gilding.


The glass body of the jug incorporates a rounded C shaped handle.


This impressive claret jug is supported by four glass block feet.


This jug is an exceptional and rare example of its type.


Date: 1894

Condition


This Victorian claret jug is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional presentation condition.

The glass is in perfect condition.

Full hallmarks struck to the mount are very clear and the part hallmarks to the cover show signs of wear in keeping with age.


Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this fine Victorian claret jug.


Dimensions


Length from back of handle to front of mount 14cm/5.5"

Diameter of mount 8.3cm/3.3"

Diameter of body 12.8cm/5"

Height 23cm/9.1"


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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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