ANTIQUE 19TH CENTURY VICTORIAN SILVER-GILT BACCHUS WINE EWER, ALDWINCKLE & SLATER C.1884

ANTIQUE 19TH CENTURY VICTORIAN SILVER-GILT BACCHUS WINE EWER, ALDWINCKLE & SLATER C.1884

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19th Century Victorian silver wine ewer, 'Sacred to Bacchus' after a model by John Flaxman Sr. Made in the Renaissance style, the vase shaped body applied with grapewine garlands and decorated with half fluted decoration along the base, acanthus leaf boarders along the body and foot. The top adorned with a seated Bacchus with his arms around the large spout holding rams mask horns. The wine jug is richly gild though out.

Hallmarked English Silver (925), London, year 1884 (I), Maker's mark JATS for John Aldwinckle & Thomas Slater.

REFERENCE NUMBER: A4501

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DESCRIPTION

Antique 19th Century Victorian Magnificent solid silver wine ewer, 'Sacred to Bacchus' after a model by John Flaxman Sr, the original was made in the 1778 from black basaltes for Wedgewood and is now on display at the Wedgwood Museum. Made in the Renaissance style, the vase shaped body applied with grapewine garlands and decorated with half fluted decoration along the base, acanthus leaf boarders along the body and foot. The top adorned with a seated Bacchus with his arms around the large spout holding rams mask horns. The wine jug is richly gild though out, is of very heavy gauge and finished to very high standard.

Hallmarked English Silver (925 Standard), London, year 1884 (I), Maker's mark JATS (John Aldwinckle & Thomas Slater, renowned Victorian silversmiths).

CONDITION

In Great Condition - No Damage.

SIZE

Height: 42cm

Width: 26 x 17cm

Weight: 2755g