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Antique German Cut-Glass and Silver Mounted Claret Jug



An exceptional, fine and impressive antique cut-glass and German silver mounted claret jug; an addition to our wine and drink related collection. This exceptional antique German 800 standard silver and glass claret jug has an oval, tapering rounded form. The neck is fitted with an impressive silver mount embellished with a frosted finish with the original gilded highlights. Either side of the mount is embellished with a chased scrolling leaf bordered vacant cartouche, accented with floral designs to the upper portion. The mount is fitted with the original hallmarked domed hinged cover embellished with further chased scrolling leaf and floral designs emanating from the bun style finial. This glass claret jug is fitted with a sterling silver gilt naturalistic handle in the form of a branch. The spout is embellished with an impressive chased leaf to the underside with a lobed motif to the nadir. The original bulbous glass body of this German jug is embellished with impressive cut-glass hobnail and leaf decoration in a swirl design, in addition to a star cut motif to the underside. The hallmarks struck to this impressive jug include: Maker's mark: Icon for Koch & Bergfeld. Silver quality/purity mark: 800 (800/1000, 800 standard). National mark: Crescent moon and crown. Registration number: 34116. Condition This silver & glass claret jug is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition. The glass is in perfect condition. The German hallmarks struck to the mount are all very clear. Dimensions Length from back of handle to tip of lip 15.6cm/6.1". Width 9.2cm/3.6". Height 30cm/11.8". Maker: Koch & Bergfeld. Date: circa 1890. Origin: Breman, Germany. Video: A video of this fine piece is available upon request. Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this fine example of antique glassware.


  • Creator
  • Dimensions
    Height: 11.8 in. (29.98 cm)Width: 3.6 in. (9.15 cm)Depth: 6.1 in. (15.5 cm)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1890
  • Condition
    Please see main description.
  • Seller Location
    Jesmond, GB
  • Reference Number
    Seller: A64591stDibs: LU1200218942122

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    US$214.51 Standard Parcel Shipping
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    Estimated Customs Duties & Taxes to the Continental US: $0.
    Ships From: Jesmond, United Kingdom
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