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    Sale 5903

    Christie's Interiors

    19 May 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 199

    A CUT-GLASS CLARET JUG WITH ELECTROPLATED MOUNTS

    PROBABLY LATE VICTORIAN

    Price Realised  

    A CUT-GLASS CLARET JUG WITH ELECTROPLATED MOUNTS
    PROBABLY LATE VICTORIAN
    The mounts decorated with foliate motifs and flower heads, leaf-capped scroll handle, the cover with figural Baccanalian finial, the spout decorated in relief with a female mask
    12¾ in. (32.5 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    By repute, descendants of Alec Douglas-Home, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (1963-4)


    Saleroom Notice

    This lot is 20th Century in Victorian style, not late Victorian.