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Claret Jug

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The clear glass body of the vessel has a cylindrical neck and a flaring geometric base. The underside of the glass is cut with a geometric rosette. The neck is encased in a plain silver collar with a squared, angled spout surmounted by a hinged flat cover. The silver handle is formed of a...

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Marks

Near handle, maker's mark EH (Culme 332b)(repeated inside cover); lion passant (repeated inside cover); leopard's head; date letter H (repeated inside cover); sovereign's head.

Provenance

By 1977, with Thomas Lumley, Ltd., dealer, London; 1977, sold by Thomas Lumley to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 11, 1977)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour

English (London), 1883–84

Object Place

London, England

Dimensions

Overall: 21.4 x 14.8cm (8 7/16 x 5 13/16in.) Other (Overall; handle): 14cm (5 1/2in.)

Accession Number

1977.183

Medium or Technique

Silver, glass

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver