An Antique Silver Mounted Claret Jug by Henry Wilkinson & Co

Birmingham, c.1878


the hand blown clear glass body engraved with fishes swimming through reeds, the sterling silver pourer decorated with the face of Silenus with grapes and vine leaves in his hair, the lid engraved with a stylised starburst centred with an ornate finial, the silver collar embellished with hand engraved borders leading to the silver handle.

Maker’s Mark: HW&Co
Birmingham, 1878
Height: 26cm