22nd Nov, 2023 10:30

LifeStyle | Silver & Luxury Accessories

 
  Lot 146
 

VICTORIAN SILVER CLARET JUG
JAMES HOWDEN & CO, EDINBURGH 1837

with cast bud finial and repousse foliate decoration, inscribed Presented to James Guthrie Esquire Brauxholm Braes. by 142 of his Friends as a Testimonial of their high sense of his public usefulness, and of his private worth, 7th May 1840 to body and to lower section J. G. Chairman at the Dinner given by the Duke of Buccleugh's Tenantry to his grace. Branxholm, 26th Sept. 1839

This lot contains elephant ivory material. Several countries, including in the EU and USA, prohibit the importation of ivory items unless under specific conditions. Prospective buyers should familiarise themselves with the relevant customs regulations of their country and ensure they are able to import this item prior to bidding.

Ivory Act 2018 (2022) compliant with APHA registration reference HGU4UA6L.

(approx 1280g)

35.5cm high

 

A condition report is offered as an indication of any issues visible to the naked eye. As none of our staff is a professional conservator or restorer, buyers must satisfy themselves in respect of condition. The condition report does not form part of any contract between McTear's and the buyer, and all lots are offered "as is" in accordance with our Terms of Business available on our website.

 

Sold for £800
Estimated at £450 - £650


 
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