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