Lot 20: A late Victorian silver plated and engraved glass claret jug 28cm high
November 27, 2012
Edinburgh, United KingdomLive Auction
A late Victorian silver plated and engraved glass claret jug
the baluster glass body engraved with three heron in flight, on star cut base, the plated mounts and handle with intertwined foliate decoration and S scroll handle, the hinged cover with pierced thumbpiece
glass body generally in good order with light marks only
large chip to foot rim
plated mounts with some wear to higher points and with base metal showing through
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