This is a wonderful antique English Victorian silver plated flagon by John Round of Tudor Street Sheffield, England, Circa 1875 in date.
It has superb embossed and engraved decoration, with a decorative rams head spout, a handle with grape detailing and bears the inscription:
“THE TUDOR PATENT WINE COOLING CUP”
The lower section opens to reveal a double lined interior for placing ice to keep the wine cool.
There is no mistaking its unique quality and design, and it’s rarity is sure to make it a treasured and interesting piece by any discerning collector.
In excellent condition with no dings, dents or signs of repair. Please see photos for confirmation.
Dimensions in cm:
Height 30 x Width 21 x Depth 16
Dimensions in inches:
Height 11.8 x Width 8.3 x Depth 6.3
John Round & Son Ltd,
The firm was established by John Round in Sheffield in 1847 as a small familiar workshop attached to his house in Tudor Street. The business proved successful and the firm in partnership with his son Edwin went under the title of John Round & Son. In 1874 the firm became John Round & Son Ltd and in 1886 the business of Ridge, Allcard & Co (Lions Works, Eyre Lane) was amalgamated and John Ridge became the manager. The main factory was the renewed Tudor Works, Tudor Street, Sheffield while warious showrooms operated in London.
Our reference: A1385