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    A VICTORIAN SILVER WINE JUG
    Stephen Smith, London, England, 1870-1871
    Marks: (lion passant), (leopard's head), (duty mark), SS, P
    12-3/4 x 5-5/8 x 4-3/4 inches (32.4 x 14.3 x 12.1 cm)
    24.52 troy ounces

    PROVENANCE:
    The Joan Johnson Collection, Hong Kong

    The urn-shaped wine jug on stepped domed foot with embossed ribs to body, shaped square handle with reeded sides rises from ram's head, hinged lid with ball finial.


    Condition Report*:

    fine surface scratches

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2009
    10th Tuesday
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