Antique Sterling Silver Crested Claret Jug 1864 England 591grms

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An Antique English solid silver medium sized claret jug in a elongated drop shaped form above a flared foot with an upswept swan neck handle and hinged lid with gilt interior - the the body is decorated with engraved cartouches to the sides surrounding chased sprays of roses and a large cartouche to the front with an engraved armorial for Sir William Augustus Cunynghame of Livingstone - Baron of Milncraig (the date of the ewer would place it as being owned by Sir David Thurlow Cunningham and possibly a wedding gift as he married his second wife in 1866) - marked for Sterling silver and for Edward and John Barnard of London Hallmarked 1864 - total weight 591grms - overall dimensions height 328mm - diameter 119mm - 1864 England
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