This is a truly stunning English Victorian silver-plated claret jug, bearing the makers’ mark of the renowned silversmiths, Frank Cobb & Co Ltd, circa 1880 in date.
This magnificent claret jug has a charming rounded shape, stands on an elegant circular spreading foot and features an elegant waisted neck with a hinged lid.
It has exceptional engraved foliate decoration throughout the body, The handle features acanthus decoration.
The underside of the claret jug has the makers’ marks ‘FCJ & Co’ for Frank Cobb & Co.
The unique quality and design of this claret jug will make it a treasured piece for any discerning collector.
In excellent condition with clear makers marks and no dings, dents or signs of repair. Please see photos for confirmation.
Dimensions in cm:
Height 30 x Width 20 x Depth 15
Dimensions in inches:
Height 1 foot x Width 8 inches x Depth 6 inches
Claret Jug – is used to describe a table decanter intended for red wine, today also used as a sport’s trophy.
Our reference: A2508