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TWO MATCHING VICTORIAN SILVER ASKOS JUGS, JOHN S. HUNT, 1853 AND 1857

TWO MATCHING VICTORIAN SILVER ASKOS JUGS, JOHN S. HUNT, 1853 AND 1857

TWO MATCHING VICTORIAN SILVER ASKOS JUGS, JOHN S. HUNT, 1853 AND 1857

TWO MATCHING VICTORIAN SILVER ASKOS JUGS

JOHN S. HUNT

1853 AND 1857


modelled as wine skins with matted surfaces, the rims applied with lying goats, partly openwork multiple scroll handles rising from an applied winged putto

marked near rims and stamped onbase borders Hunt & Roskell late Storr & Mortimer 6498 and 9087

62 oz

1928 g

height 8 5/8 in.

22 cm

Slight wear to high spots otherwise good.


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