Elegant Antique French Sterling Silver & Glass 36oz Wine or Claret Jug, Laurel & Acanthus. All items and photos are the express property of Antiques & Uncommon Treasure. No reproduction without prior written consent. We'll be sending out sale notices and special deals to our'Favorites' customers. Elegant antique French hallmarked sterling silver & glass 36oz wine or claret jug with Classical or Empire style laurel & acanthus decoration, beautiful shaped glass body and in fabulous condition!
Another beauty just in from France, this one standing and holding 36 fluid ounces with a bit of room under the hinged lid. Rare to find, especially this gorgeous and wonderfully cared for. The silver top and lid bear the French Minerve or Minerva hallmark, the tiny number "1" in the upper right of the mark designates it as being. 950 silver 95% pure and higher than the.
925 standard for "sterling" silver. The silversmith mark is for Henin & Cie Co. , Paris circa 1896 to early 1900s. Stunning, don't miss it! Very good to excellent condition.I see no flaws, the only thing worth noting is that it may originally have been in vermeil (when the sterling is plated with 18k gold). Very slight remnants of the gold visible in a few places. See pictures for all measurements. We're easy to deal with. Our fine inventory is very important. And your ranking of our performance is also very important! We wish to keep our 4.9 - 5 star ratings in all categories. We always insure our items BUT, more importantly, pack them extremely well knowing that most are not replaceable. Please remember that when leaving DSR ratings. Icon here or above to see more of our inventory, offerings and venues.
We have a HUGE assortment of the finest antiques to be found online, all at your fingertips with Antiques & Uncommon Treasure. _gsrx_vers_631 GS 6.9.8b6 (631). This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Sterling Silver (. The seller is "antiquesuncommontreasure" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.