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) .
AU$ 8,000 - 12,000
£5,200 - 7,800
US$ 7,800 - 12,000
Australian Colonial Furniture and Australiana
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