Antique Silver Victorian Mounted Claret Jug made in 1858
An excellent Victorian sterling silver mounted claret jug. The hinged lid has a lion rampant thumb-piece holding a shield, which is engraved with the crest of Admiral Thomas Mangles Martin.
|Made By||John Figg|
An excellent antique Victorian sterling silver mounted claret jug. The glass body of the jug is of tapering circular bellied form, and the glass is etched with trailing grapevines and foliate decoration.
The silver mount has a beaded border and bacchus masks on a matted background, interspersed with fruit and foliage. The scroll handle is engraved with fruit and foliage to complement the mount.
The hinged lid has a lion rampant thumb-piece holding a shield, which is engraved with the crest of Admiral Thomas Mangles Martin.
Dimensions: height 27.8 cm, base at widest part 13.97 cm
Provenance: Admiral Thomas Hutchinson Mangles Martin, of Bitterne Lodge, Bitterne, Southampton.
Motto: “Fide et clementia” – faith and mercy
London silversmith. Apprenticed to William Elliott 1826, free 1833. First mark as plate worker, 1834. Second mark (2 sizes), 1838.
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