ANTIQUE 19thC IRISH SOLID SILVER LARGE ARMADA JUG, EDWARD JOHNSON, DUBLIN c.1892

ANTIQUE 19thC IRISH SOLID SILVER LARGE ARMADA JUG, EDWARD JOHNSON, DUBLIN c.1892

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19th Century Irish stunning Silver "Armada" pattern claret jug / ewer, with faux Ivory insulated scroll handle, the hinged lid has a nice cast scroll finial and opens squeezing the handle trigger. The piece is baluster form, has a domed circular foot and is profusely decorated in relief with embossed flowers, foliage and scrolls on a matted ground. The body also features two cartouches flanked by cast winged mermaid and mermen, one is engraved with initials, cast leopard at belly front. Hallmarked Irish Silver (925), Dublin, year 1892 (W), Maker's mark E.J for Edward Johnson.

REFERENCE NUMBER: A1321

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Description

Antique 19th Century Irish stunning Solid Silver "Armada" pattern claret jug / ewer, with faux Ivory insulated scroll handle, the hinged lid has a nice cast scroll finial and opens squeezing the handle trigger. The piece is baluster form, has a domed circular foot and is profusely decorated in relief with embossed flowers, foliage and scrolls on a matted ground. The body also features two cartouches flanked by cast winged mermaid and mermen, one is engraved with initials, cast leopard at belly front. Great quality of the workmanship, richly parcel gilt. The piece is Hallmarked Irish Silver (925 Standard), Dublin, year 1892 (W), Maker's mark E.J (Edward Johnson).

Condition

In Excellent Condition - no damage.

Size

Height:   32cm

Diameter:   15 x 14.5cm

Weight:   1101g