1 December 2005
A PAIR OF VICTORIAN SILVER-GILT CLARET-JUGS
MARK OF BENJAMIN SMITH, LONDON, 1846
Each baluster and chased with foliate scrolls and flowers on a textured ground and centring two cartouches, one engraved with a crest, each on a similarly decorated foot, with a vine and foliage handle, the hinged cover with a vine-leaf finial, marked on side and inside cover
12½ in. (31.8 cm.) high
64 oz. (1,980 gr.) (2)
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's London, 5 March 1998, lot 163.
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