Friday December 6, 2019

Object of desire

4th October, 2015
A solid gold cream jug (€15,000)

A unique piece, this solid gold cream jug bears the Sword of Light hallmark in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the 1916 Easter Rising. At 20 carat gold, weighing approximately seven ounces, and a replica of a George II sparrow-neck jug, it was made by Egan of Cork in 1966. Established in 1820, Egan’s is famed for its Republican silver produced in 1922 and now highly sought after by collectors. Sadly the firm closed...

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