Description: This magnificent Irish silver wine ewer is in the Armada style and has a trigger handle to raise the lid in use. The jug features a highly chased body depicting figured work or winged angels, lions head and floral decoration. The detail and quality of this piece are exceptional. The jug has a blank cartouche on either side.
This ewer is truly a sculptural work of art and displays Irish silver at its best. This unique and magnificent piece will be admired by all and prized for its artistic merit.
Dimensions: Width 15.5cm/6.10″ at centre point. Height 33cm/13″ top of handle to base.
Weight: 34.37 Troy Oz/1069.1g
Maker: Winder & Lamb, 3 Temple Lane South, Dublin. (Frederick Winder & Charles Lamb). Charles Lamb was elected Warden in 1899. Ref: Collecting Irish Silver, Douglas Bennett.
Origin: Dublin 1888
Price: 4995.00 euro