American Aesthetic style silver water jug

American Aesthetic style silver water jug

£3,895

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Beautifully crafted antique American sterling silver water jug in the Aesthetic style, with a frosted surface decorated with the most delicate hand-engraved swags supported by rope held in place with links. Between the swags are sections of trailing foliage and starburst panels, while above there is a band of inverted bead pattern interspaced with delicate flower heads.

The upper portion of this excellent silver jug has an applied band decorated in the oriental style and is fitted with a curving handle decorated with stylised berries and branches around the upper portion. The collet base is surmounted by a band of applied beadwork.

Dimensions:

Height 247 mm / 10"
Width 175 mm / 7 14"
Diameter 140 mm / 5 12"
Weight 967 g (31.09 troy ozs)
Year

1872

Place

Providence, Rhode Island

Condition

Excellent

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