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    A VICTORIAN SILVER AND SILVER GILT WINE JUG
    John, Edward, Walter & John Barnard, London, England, 1871-1872
    Marks: (lion passant), (leopard's head), (duty mark), J (over) J, q, 107
    14-3/8 x 5-7/8 x 5-1/4 inches (36.5 x 14.9 x 13.3 cm)
    36.73 troy ounces

    The urn-shape footed wine jug, flat chasing to concave band of foot with fluted taper to base of body, chased repoussé acanthus leaves to gadrooning at base of body over flat chased cartouche to either side (one engraved with rider and chariot) between guilloche bands at top and bottom, fluted neck to spout covered with flat shaped hinged lid with applied cast spiral, opens to silver gilt interior, straight squared handle engraved with Greek key motif spirals from mask at hinges.

    Provenance:
    The Joan Johnson Collection, Hong Kong


    Condition Report*:

    fine surface scratches, minor pin head dents

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    Auction Dates
    March, 2010
    31st Wednesday
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