Silver Wine Ewer and Challices London 1873

£2,750.00

Product Code:24042107

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Description

Heading : Silver wine ewer and challices London
Date : Hallmarked in London in 1873 for Martin, Hall & Co
Period : Victoria
Origin : London, England
Decoration : Each with reeded bands. Jug of classical style reminiscent of amphorae. Features Bacchus / Dionysus mask below lip.
Size :  Jug: 25.5cm height, 15cm widest point. Challices: 9.5cm height, 7.3cm diameter
Condition : Excellent
Restoration : None
Weight :  987 grams (31.7 troy)

A stunning piece of Victorian decadence with classical allusions. Pouring from a silver jug into a silver challice is exactly the kind of behaviour Dionysus would approve of. Reminiscent of Christopher Dresser’s designs for Elkington in the same period.

 

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Weight1500 g

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