Antique Victorian Silver Mounted Claret Jug

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Antique Victorian Silver Mounted Claret Jug

An excellent Antique Victorian Sterling Silver mounted Claret Jug. The glass body of the jug is of tapering circular bellied form and the glass is etched with trailing grapevines and foliate decoration. The Silver mount has Bacchus masks on a matted background, interspersed with fruit and foliage and has a beaded border. The scroll handle is engraved with fruit and foliage to complement the mount. The hinged lid has a lion rampant thumb-piece holding a shield which is engraved with the crest of Admiral Thomas Mangles Martin . Height 10.95, 27.8 cm base at widest part 5.5 inches , 13.97 cm
Admiral Thomas Hutchinson Mangles Martin , of Bitterne Lodge, Bitterne, Southampton,
Motto : Fide et clementia , Faith and Mercy

Claret Jug

Ref No.W178x35
MakerJOHN FIGG OF LONDON
OriginLondon
Year 1858

£ 2,400.00