ANTIQUE VICTORIAN SILVER GILT CELLINI JUG / CLARET / WINE EWER LONDON 1879

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A magnificent Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Cellini Style Claret Jug. This Cellini Jug is covered with a rich gold gilt and is embellished with the traditional Cellini Style Chased design inspired by the renowned Renaissance Silversmith Benvenuto Cellini. The Ewer has an impressive spout with a classical Bacchus Face Chased beneath it surrounded by ornate detailing. The scroll handle is embellished with the head and torso of a classical figure, with the head forming a sturdy thumb piece. The Jug stands on a spread pedestal foot.

Date – 1879.
Made in London.
Maker – Stephen Smith.

Approx Weight – 872g / 28oz
Approx. Height – 28.5cm
Approx. Width – 17.9cm

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