Glass and Sterling Silver Mounted 'Bird' Claret Jug by Asprey & Co Ltd - Vintage (1961)

GBP 2,085.00

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Object Description

This exceptional vintage Elizabeth II sterling silver mounted blown glass claret jug has been modelled in the form of a seated bird.

This impressive vintage claret jug is fitted with an impressive hallmarked English sterling silver mount and shaped spout in the form of a beak.

The mount incorporates a hallmarked hinged cover in the form of the upper portion of the bird’s head.

The cover retains the original bead eyes.

The vintage shaped glass body is embellished with simplified tiered feather designs and incorporates a draw hole to ease the liquids release through the tilting, pouring action.

This vintage silver and glass claret jug was crafted by the renowned London silversmiths Asprey & Co Ltd.

Dimensions
Length from back of tail to tip of beak 20.9cm/8.2″

Width 9.6cm/3.8″

Height 13.7cm/5.4″

Object History

Maker: Asprey & Co Ltd
Date: 1961
Origin: London, England

Object Literature

WORLDWIDE POSTAGE/SHIPPING

FREE OF CHARGE to all customers – including national and international deliveries.

Dispatch is either the same or next working day once a payment is received.

INSURANCE IN TRANSIT

Insurance cover is provided FREE OF CHARGE for items up to the value of £30,000.

All items are fully insured and sent at the risk of AC Silver.

Complimentary insurance valuation with images and text is provided with your purchase

Object Condition

This vintage silver and glass claret jug is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional presentation condition.

The glass body and bead eyes are in perfect condition.

Full hallmarks struck to the surface of the mount and part hallmarks to the interior of the cover are all very clear; the first portion of the maker’s mark has wear but remains legible.

Object Details

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Sunday
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Dealer Location

35b St Georges Terrace
Jesmond
NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE
Tyne and Wear
UK
NE2 2SU

Tel: +44 (0) 191 240 2645

Fax: +44 (0) 191 240 2647

VAT: GB 500 0310 42

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