A VICTORIAN NOVELTY SILVER MOUNTED COCKATOO CLARET JUG, ALEXANDER CRICHTON, LONDON, 1881
A VICTORIAN NOVELTY SILVER MOUNTED COCKATOO CLARET JUG, ALEXANDER CRICHTON, LONDON, 1881
A VICTORIAN NOVELTY SILVER MOUNTED COCKATOO CLARET JUG, ALEXANDER CRICHTON, LONDON, 1881
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A VICTORIAN NOVELTY SILVER MOUNTED COCKATOO CLARET JUG, ALEXANDER CRICHTON, LONDON, 1881

Estimate: 8,000 - 12,000 GBP

A VICTORIAN NOVELTY SILVER MOUNTED COCKATOO CLARET JUG, ALEXANDER CRICHTON, LONDON, 1881

Estimate: 8,000 - 12,000 GBP

Lot Sold:43,750GBP

Lot Details

Description

A VICTORIAN NOVELTY SILVER MOUNTED COCKATOO CLARET JUG, ALEXANDER CRICHTON, LONDON, 1881


realistically modelled and tooled, the hinged head with red glass eyes, the the feet on a hinged band, patent office design registry mark for 3 December 1881 (parcel 2)

30.5cm., 12in. high

Condition Report

Good clear marks to all sections. The body is possibly a later replacement.


"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."

STYLE: European Silver, Gold Boxes and Ceramics
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