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AN ACID-ETCHED ROYAL COMMEMORATIVE EWER

SECOND HALF OF THE 19TH CENTURY, PROBABLY STOURBRIDGE

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AN ACID-ETCHED ROYAL COMMEMORATIVE EWER
SECOND HALF OF THE 19TH CENTURY, PROBABLY STOURBRIDGE
Of tapering oviform, with slender cylindrical neck and angular handle, etched with a portrait of Albert, Prince of Wales (later Edward VII) and Princess Alexandra within circular medallions and divided by another medallion etched with a crown, elsewhere decorated with scrolling foliage
11 5/8 in. (30 cm.) high
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Prince Albert and Princess Alexandra were married in 1863 and this ewer perhaps commemorates the wedding.
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