An exceptional, fine and impressive, large antique cut glass and Austro-Hungarian silver mounted lemonade/water jug; an addition to our wine and drink related collection
This exceptional antique Austro-Hungarian silver and cut glass water / lemonade silver jug has a tapering cylindrical form.
The neck is fitted with a fine and impressive substantial silver hallmarked mount with the original hallmarked flat hinged cover and plain swept lobed thumbpiece. Please see images 6 and 7 for reference.
The cover is further embellished with the impressive contemporary engraved initials 'SC' below a coronet.
This antique cut glass lemonade jug is fitted with a plain angular S scroll handle with bracketed curved terminals.
The large glass body of the jug is ornamented with a dimpled effect in addition to a star cut motif to the underside of the base.
The hallmarks struck to the surface of the impressive mount include:
Importer/Retailer's mark: Bachruch (Antal Bachruch)
Assay mark: P (Pest, Hungary)
Silver quality/purity mark: Dianakopf mark (.800, 800/1000)
The mount of this antique lemonade jug is a very good gauge of silver, fine quality and in excellent presentation condition.
The glass is in perfect condition.
The engraved decoration is all very crisp.
Full hallmarks struck to the surface of the mount are all very clear.
Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this fine example of antique glassware.
Length from back of handle to tip of spout 21cm/8.3"
Diameter of cover 9.8cm/3.9"
Diameter of base 13.5cm/5.3"
Height to top of thumbpiece 27.6cm/10.9"
Date: Circa 1900
Origin: Pest, Hungary
Maker: Antal Bachruch (Importer/Retailer)
Video available upon request.
Antique Austro-Hungarian Cut Glass and Silver Mounted Lemonade / Water Jug
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