Description

    A VICTORIAN SILVER AND SILVER GILT WINE JUG
    John, Edward, Walter & John Barnard, 1868-1869
    Marks: (lion passant), (leopard's head), (duty mark), J (over) EBW (over) J, n
    15 x 6-1/4 x 5-3/8 inches (38.1 x 15.9 x 13.6 cm)
    38.9 troy ounces

    PROVENANCE:
    The Joan Johnson Collection, Hong Kong

    The urn-shaped wine jug on foot, chased repoussé acanthus leaves to foot and to body, wreaths alternating with mask within strap-work below and fruited tied swags above applied guilloche band, neck with chased lines below applied beads and at lip applied acanthus leaf band rising from spiral at junction to S-shaped handle with splayed terminal end, conforming hinged lid with applied palmette from chased repoussé foliate spirals.


    Condition Report*:

    fine surface scratches

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2009
    10th Tuesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 6
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