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DescriptionA French Silver Mounted Carved Glass Claret Jug, second half of 19th century
Marks: (Minerva's head)
14-1/2 x 6-3/4 x 4-3/4 inches (36.8 x 17.1 x 12.1 cm)
51.8 ounces (gross)
PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF A DALLAS GENTEMAN
The baluster-form jug with hinged lid, elaborate mounts with chased repoussé wave and flower motifs on stippled ground, carved glass body with faceted surface, bifurcated addorsed scroll handle, the whole resting on a base decorated with scrollwork and floral sprays, atop an acanthus-decorated starburst-form foot.
Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500.
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