German Silver and Claret Jug ~ Meyen - Berlin c. 1888 / karaffensammler
Aiguiere en argent et vermeil par David Bessmann,Augsbourg 1651-1654
This sterling silver mounted cut glass decanter was made by the silversmithing firm of Edward Streeter, London, in 1902. The cut glass body is cut in a hobnail motif with 4 heart shaped sections, and the silver lid, collar and handle are repousse and chased with floral, scroll and foliate motifs. This decanter would look fabulous at one of the lavish dinner parties hosted by the Earl and Countess of Grantham! For more information, click here.