Sterling Silver and Glass Water Jug with Glass Tumblers - Antique Victorian

GBP 1,195.00

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Object Description

A very fine and impressive antique Victorian English sterling silver and glass water jug with a matching pair of glass tumblers; an addition to our diverse glassware collection

This very impressive antique Victorian sterling silver and glass set consists of a jug and two original glass tumblers.

The blown glass body of the jug has been modelled in the form of an ancient leather jug onto a circular spreading foot.

This antique glass water jug is fitted with an impressive plain hallmarked sterling silver rim and spout.

The glass jug has a plain angular glass handle.

The original matching tumblers have a lobed cylindrical form onto a plain circular spreading foot.

Each piece of this very impressive set is embellished with acid etched decoration depicting a royal coronet amidst the initials ‘CR’* in addition to the date ‘1646’.

* The crown and initials bear reference to the King Charles I, the monarch of England, Scotland and Ireland from March 1625 to January 1649.

Dimensions
Jug

Height to top of rim 26.5cm/10.4″

Length from back of handle to lip 21.5cm/8.5″

Diameter of foot 15cm/5.85″

Tumbler

Height 9.7cm/3.8″

Diameter of rim 7.5cm/2.9″

Object History

Maker: Untraced Maker’s Marks
Date: 1887
Origin: Birmingham, England

Object Literature

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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 antique set is a very high quality, a very good gauge of silver and is in excellent condition.

The glass body of each piece is in perfect condition.

Full hallmarks struck to the surface of the silver mount are all very clear.

Reflections in photography may detract from the true representation of these examples of Victorian glassware.

Object Details

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

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VAT: GB 500 0310 42