French Antique Silver Claret Jugs

GBP 4,500.00

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Object Description

A magnificent set of four 19th century cut crystal claret jugs with decorative silver mounts and hinged lids. Fantastic quality. The interior silver has bright original gilding while the exterior bears faint, gilt traces. The crystal body is cut with ribbons and harebell swags, the lower body and base with cut ribbing.

Each contains 750 ml.
Height 23.8cm. Spread 15.6cm.
French silver marks
High grade silver. 950/1000.
Circa 1880.

Marks. Stamped on the lid and body mount with Minerva’s head (mint-mark number 1 for 950 high grade silver). Each has the maker’s mark inside a lozenge (indistinct) on the body mount.

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Object Condition

All four jugs are in very good condition, both silver and glass. Fully matching. Some minor scuffing to the base consistent with age.

Object Details

Dealer Opening Times

By appointment only.

Dealer Contact

+44 (0)207 288 1939
+44 (0)7904 297419

Dealer Location

Vault 31-32
The London Silver Vaults
53-64 Chancery Lane
London WC2A 1QS

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