Victorian amphora-shaped silver claret jug

Victorian amphora-shaped silver claret jug

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Very good quality antique mid-Victorian entirely silver wine jug based on a Roman amphora design and is decorated around the neck with a hand-engraved garland of olives and leaves. The cast handle features olive branch motifs while the laurel wreath finial completes the Roman theme. The silver flip lid has a beautifully made flush hinge, a sign of superior quality.

Dimensions:

Height 210 mm / 8 12"
Weight 566 g (18.20 troy ozs)
Year

1857

Place

London

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