Description

    A VICTORIAN SILVER AND SILVER GILT WINE JUG
    Elkington & Co., Birmingham, England, 1880-1881
    Marks: (lion passant), (leopard's head), (duty mark), FE, E
    12-1/8 x 7 x 4-3/8 inches (30.8 x 17.8 x 11.2 cm)
    30.44 troy ounces

    PROVENANCE:
    The Joan Johnson Collection, Hong Kong

    The urn-shaped water jug on foot in the Cellini pattern, conforming hinged lid with cast finial, bands of Renaissance Revival decoration of chased repoussé masks, foliage, strap-work and medallions, cast figural S-shape handle, silver gilt interior, cartouche below spout engraved with martlet on chapeau.


    Condition Report*:

    fine surface scratches

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2009
    10th Tuesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 8
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