971. Superb Silver Mounted Crystal Claret Jug early 20thCt


Superb Highly Ornate Continental Silver Pressed and Cut Glass Crystal Claret Jug of outstanding quality and Design, first quarter of the Twentieth Century,  

The traditional cylindrical body with spreading base with star cut detail underneath mounted with an exquisite silver mount and hinged lid finished with a Lion climbing on a shield shape support. The naturalistic "C" scroll handle with an entwined snake and lavish vine leaves and berries. The ornate central spout above a masked bearded face.  

Mark of Topazio Casiuunha (Portuguese) Date Letter M 

Condition: This piece is in perfect condition, no clouding to inside.  

Height: 11.5" (29cm). Width: (at widest) 7.25" (18.5cm). Depth: (at base) 5.5" (14cm).