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19th century silver-plated claret jug

19th century silver-plated claret jug

Code: 1180


H: 12.5" (31.8 cm)Di: 4" (10.2 cm)


19th century silver plated claret jug. Classic hobnail cut jug of low baluster form on raised domed foot with engraved Greek key pattern to neck. Floral and leafed wreaths to the body. Elaborately cast square cut handle with entwined serpent and sphinx to the thumb piece. Bright cut decoration to neck and spout with beaded borders to hinged lid with flower and petal decorated finial.
English, circa 1870 - 1890