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George III Silver Claret Jug

Auction:
2332
Lot:
12
Sold for:
$9,988$8,500

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2332
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 07, 2006 10:00AM

Description:

George III Silver Claret Jug, London, 1778, maker's mark IR, possibly John Rowe, vasiform, short spout with beaded rim, lid with finial formed as reclining jester, partially rattan wrapped loop handle formed as entwined snake, girdle with beaded band of drapery swags, body applied with two roundels, one with pair of cherubs bearing a monogrammed shield, the other with figures beside a millstream, with further swags, trumpet foot, and square base, ht. 13 1/4 in., approx. 38 troy oz.
Estimate $800-1,200

Keywords

London, John Rowe, Australian folklore, Drinkware, Jug, Pottery

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