ARTS & CRAFTS STERLING CRYSTAL CLARET JUG c1900
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Directory: Antiques: Decorative Art: Metals: Silver: Continental: Pre 1910: item # 534575
Please refer to our stock # 4999 when inquiring.
Fiona Kenny Antiques
P.O. Box 11
Thorold, Ontario, Canada L2V 3Y7
|A stunning, top quality German 800 silver tall claret jug from the Arts and Crafts period. This c.1900 vintage claret decanter has a heavy sterling handle and hinged top with a ball thumb rest mounted on a tall ribbed cut crystal decanter. It measures 13-7/8" tall and 5-1/2" across the cut crystal base. It is stamped Gebr. Friedland, a Berlin jewellery firm, operated by the sons after the death of the founder Friedland in 1829. It has the German silver marks (post-1888 crescent & crown stamp), 800 silver, 49961 and a maker's stamp for Koch & Bergfeld of Bremen (est. 1829). There is a very finely engraved heraldic family crest with a fish, knight's helmet with three feathers and engraved scrolling. This this top quality rarity is in excellent condition with no cracks, etching or discolouration, silver corrosion or damage, repairs or alterations; there is a 1/4" chip to the crystal on the bottom rim which is only slightly noticeable when the piece is displayed from that side. It is a large and substantial claret jug, so surface shipping starts at $30 (to the US - other spots may vary) - insured is higher. We ship internationally, and all prices are in $US.|