We are now offering
An important Sterling Silver & Cut Glass Claret Jug designed by Dr. Christopher Dresser
for the silver crafters "Hukin & Heath". This piece is date marked, London 1885.
The marks read:
Lion Passant (sterling)
Leopards Head (London)
Date letter K (1885-86)
Queens Head (Victoria)
The Silver Mounts are incredibly clean and straight forward
The stylish features include a triangular box spout.
The bulbous crystal body is finished with a short foot with radiating cuts forming a starburst with a ground cut base.
The lid is engraved with a armorial crest of an armored arm holding high a sheath of wheat probably the crest of an old English family.
6.5" Tall x approximately 5" across (looking directly down from the handle to the bulbous glass center)
The diameter of the base is 3.75" across.
Excellent with very minor tarnish (Please see all photos)