ANTIQUE 19thC VICTORIAN 'KOMAI' SOLID SILVER WATER JUG, C DRESSER c.1880

ANTIQUE 19thC VICTORIAN 'KOMAI' SOLID SILVER WATER JUG, C DRESSER c.1880

8,795.00

19th Century Victorian Aesthetic Movement silver water jug, made in the Japanese style, the straight body beautifully hand engraved with 'Kamai' decoration, the realistically modelled bamboo shaped handle terminating with elegant leaves.

Hallmarked English silver (925 standard), Birmingham, year 1880 (f), Maker F.E, Fredrick Elkington for Elkington & Co.

Reference Number: A5846

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DESCRIPTION

Antique 19th Century Victorian Aesthetic Movement solid silver water jug, made in the Japanese style, the straight body beautifully hand engraved with 'Kamai' decoration, the realistically modelled bamboo shaped handle terminating with elegant leaves. The design and quality of this jug is truly unique and exceptional, the silver is crisp and heavy gauge.

Hallmarked English silver (925 standard), Birmingham, year 1880 (f), Maker F.E (Fredrick Elkington for Elkington & Co), numbered '15847', Designed by Christopher Dresser (1834-1904), a renowned designer and design theorist, now widely known as one of the first and most important, independent designers. He was a pivotal figure in the Aesthetic Movement and a major contributor to the allied Anglo-Japanese or Modern English style, both of which originated in England and had long-lasting international influence.

CONDITION

In Great Condition - No Damage.

SIZE

Height: 26cm
Width: 17 x 12cm
Weight: 795g