19 October 2004
AN INDIAN COLONIAL SILVER CLARET JUG
MARK OF ALLAN & HAYES, CALCUTTA, CIRCA 1858
Baluster form, the openwork base formed as grapevine, the body with applied grapevine, the handle formed as a branch, the body engraved with an inscription, marked under base
14½ in. (36.8 cm.) high; 51 oz. 10 dwt. (1606 gr.)
The inscription reads: Won at Coconada Regatta, Decr. 1858, by W.D. Horsley's Cutter Yacht "Tilly"
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