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A Pair of Imposing Victorian Ewers

Silver & silver-gilt
London, 1878
Maker’s mark of J.T overstiking that of Frederick Elkington

Height: 39cm, 15.3in
Weight: 2,480g, 79oz 14dwt


The ewers on round pedestal feet with laurel wreath and garlands of flowers. The main bodies with tongue and anthemion strapwork and with a frieze of classical Roman scenes. The neck of the ewers formed as acanthus leaves, the spout with rosettes, floral swag and anthemion shell.

A Pair of Imposing Victorian Ewers Reference: DT20.76.9