Antique Victorian Sterling silver wine jug (Sold).
Hallmarked in Birmingham for 1865 by Elkington & Co Ltd.
A stunning Antique Victorian Sterling silver wine jug which has been superbly crafted by Elkington to the highest standard with a large bulbous shaped body and resting on a raised pedestal foot. This elegant silver gilt jug has been cast and chased profusely with cherubs. fruit and leaves and the overall quality and detail is exceptional. The nicely shaped handle is entwined with leaves and has a figure of a ram’s head at the base. Rarely does one find a piece of this quality. craftsmanship and condition.
Height: 30.60 cms
Width: 24.00 cms
Diameter: 21.00 cms
Weight: 59.40 troy ounces ( 1847.34 grams).