An Australian silver claret jug by Kilpatrick & CO, Melbourne, circa 1880
Lot 273
An Australian silver claret jug by Kilpatrick & Co, Melbourne, circa 1880
AU$ 8,000 - 12,000
US$ 7,500 - 11,000
Lot Details
An Australian silver claret jug
by Kilpatrick & Co, Melbourne, circa 1880
raised on a circular foot and knopped stem, the ovoid body finely engraved with birds, butterflies and dragonflies amongst leafy stems, the spout with hinged lid opening with a trigger loop in the handle, marked "K&CO/STERLING/SILVER", 40cm (15.5")high, 720gms(23.2oz) .

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Alan Landis, 11 May 1984

    Reference:
    Illustrated J.B. Hawkins Nineteenth Century Australian Silver, Volume One, Plate 224
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  1. James Hendy
    Specialist - Australian Colonial Furniture and Australiana
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