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Claret Jug

Jug #: 871
Origin: England
Artist/Maker:Paul Storr

A William IV silver gilt and frosted glass Askos-form jug. London, 1836. In original fitted oak box, the green baize lined interior with label of "Storr & Mortimer 156 New Bond St., Factory 17 Harrison St., Gray's Inn Rd." The front of the box inscribed on a brass plaque "Sir Richard Acton Burt." This design, copied from Greco - Roman Pottery vessels was very popular from 1830's to 1850's and was made both in silver mounted glass as well as solid silver, by a variety of firms. Ht. 8 1/4".
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