Presented is a gorgeous, Dutch silver and crystal/glass ewer or decanter made during the late 19th century. The crystal or glass body is done in a wonderful swirl pattern.
The top collar and the base of the piece are cast out of. 833 purity Dutch silver and are completely hand chased with Rococo designs. The top silver portion is decorated with sinuous flowers, scrolls and a raised face of a woman over a finely stipple background. The base is decorated with flowers and latticework. This was made as a wine ewer but could be used for any liquid.
The swirl pattern on the crystal bottle would really be accentuated by a dark liquor or red wine. Each silver portion of this piece is marked with the lion passant. 833 purity mark, the Minerva head duty mark, a makers mark of the initial R and a date letter h for the year 1892. This piece is in excellent condition for its age and the hand chasing on the silver portions is crisp.
There are no damages, no flaws and no repairs. The ewer measures 12 3/8 inches tall. Powered by SixBit's eCommerce Solution. The item "Antique 1892 Ornate Rococo Dutch Silver Cut Glass Crystal Ewer Decanter Pitcher" is in sale since Wednesday, September 15, 2021. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Kitchen & Home\Barware\Decanters".The seller is "essexjewelryandantiques" and is located in Essex, Massachusetts. This item can be shipped to United States.