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Silver claret jug, by Gilbert Marks

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An image of Claret jug. Marks, Gilbert Leigh, silversmith (1861-1905). Facetted, lightly hammered sides decorated with a swag of vine leaves, grapes and ribbons. The tall slender jug has an ovoid body, which is facetted and spot hammered, and is decorated round its shoulders with a swag of vine leaves, grapes on ribbons. It stands on a slightly domed circular food, which is embossed with a border of stylised leaves. The cast harp-shaped handle has stylised shell terminals. Silver, facetted and spot-hammered, with embossed and chased decoration, and cast handle; the interior gilt, height, to top of handle, 30.6 cm, width, overall, 15.4 cm, weight, whole, 860 g, 1898-1899. Arts and Crafts.

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Claret jug. Marks, Gilbert Leigh, silversmith (1861-1905). Facetted, lightly hammered sides decorated with a swag of vine leaves, grapes and ribbons. The tall slender jug has an ovoid body, which is facetted and spot hammered, and is decorated round its shoulders with a swag of vine leaves, grapes on ribbons. It stands on a slightly domed circular food, which is embossed with a border of stylised leaves. The cast harp-shaped handle has stylised shell terminals. Silver, facetted and spot-hammered, with embossed and chased decoration, and cast handle; the interior gilt, height, to top of handle, 30.6 cm, width, overall, 15.4 cm, weight, whole, 860 g, 1898-1899. Arts and Crafts.

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  • Accession Number: M.9-1990
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/22.0
  • Focal length: 80
  • Camera: Hasselblad H3DII-31
  • Photographer name: Amy Jugg
  • Image height: 1025 pixels
  • Image width: 801 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.4 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 356.24kB
  • Exposure time: 1/60
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 22/1

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19th Century Arts and Crafts bunch of grapes cast chased claret jug embossed English faceted festoon Fitz_AA garlands Gilbert Leigh Marks Gilbert Marks grapes grapevine hammered handle handled jug leaves raised ribbons shells Silver silverware spout spouted swags vessel Victorian vine leaves vines wine jug wine vessel

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