An American sterling silver presentation wine ewer
retailed by Rodgers & Krull, Louisville, KY, circa 1908
Of typical form with overall vintage decoration, vine entwined branch handle and domed foot, with inscription to front, "Presented to / Wm. C. Johnson / by the National Association of / Life Underwriters...Louisville, Ky / Oct. 1909", weight approximately 38 oz troy.
height 15 1/2in (39cm); length 9 1/2in (24cm)