ANTIQUE 19thC GERMAN SOLID SILVER & CUT GLASS FIGURAL CLARET JUG c.1890

ANTIQUE 19thC GERMAN SOLID SILVER & CUT GLASS FIGURAL CLARET JUG c.1890

1,695.00

REFERENCE NUMBER: A2655

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Description

Antique 19th Century German Solid Silver & glass large, extremely decorative Wine Claret jug, the glass body is beautifully hobnail-cut and each side is centered with a star, mounted with a silver collar profusely chased in a neo-Renaissance style, depicting foliate scrolls, a beautifully modelled head in high-relief, the hinged lid is surmounted by a figural finial modelled lide a Cherub holding a shield, engraved "2 August 1856-1881". The lid is Hallmarked German silver (800 standard), "M", the body appears to be unmarked but acid tested shows a 800+ silver standard. The jug is original and in excellent condition, it dates to the 1880's.

Condition

In Great Condition - No damage, just general wear.

Size

Height: 31.5cm

Width: 14.5 x 10cm

Weight:   1412g