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752
A Victorian silver novelty horse race claret jug, Louis Dee, London, 1883
Estimate
7,00010,000
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752
A Victorian silver novelty horse race claret jug, Louis Dee, London, 1883
Estimate
7,00010,000
JUMP TO LOT

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A Victorian silver novelty horse race claret jug, Louis Dee, London, 1883
the base formed of a horse’s hoof with silver shoe, the body engraved with crest and motto and with riding crop handle attached by a buckled strap, the cover modeled as a jockey cap
fully marked
height 11 in.
28 cm
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Catalogue Note

The firm of H.W and L. Dee, circa 1827-1884, specialized in imaginative novelties. See John Culme, The Directory of Gold and Silversmiths: Jewellers and Allied Traders, vol. 1, p. 116, for biographical details and a lengthy list of their wares, which includes a silver-mounted glass claret jug with horse shoe lid and horse's leg handle from 1882.

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