12-17-2011 12-17-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2577B Boston
December 17, 2011 10:00 AMCalender

Thomas Webb and Sons Glass Claret Jug

Auction: 20th Century Design - 2577B Location: Boston Date / Time: December 17, 2011 10:00AM


Thomas Webb and Sons Glass Claret Jug
Art glass and silver
England, c. 1885
The body decorated in white cameo glass with spiky-petaled flowers,
the reverse with a sheath of wheat and butterfly, on spreading foot decorated with white glass gadrooning on yellow ground, maker's mark on base, the mounting in silver-gilt by Frederick Bradford McCrea, London, 1885, hallmarked, ht. 10 3/4 in.

Note: Two similar examples, one mounted by the same silversmith, are in The Kent Collection.
Estimate $3,000-5,000


Thomas Webb and Sons, United Kingdom, Frederick Bradford McCrea, London, same silversmith