German Claret jug

A German Claret jug, 10" tall x 4.50" overall diameter, hallmarked German .800 standard silver bearing Wilkens & Sohne, Bremen-Hemelingen trademark, the serial number (121535) points to an 1898 manufacturing date, still has its interior gold wash, the naturalistic design featuring cattails, vines and flowers is representative of the Jugendstil period but still carries the rocaille edge patterns of the preceeding late Rococo period, the crystal jug is hand cut with hobnail panels and palm fronds, excellent condition on this superb German Claret jug, stock #120252N6

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