Description

A curious “Askos” jug in solid silver, mounted on a tripod stand.

The elongated and rounded body is pushed back by wide ribs.

The spout is delicately hemmed. The winding handle chiseled

with scales is terminated with salamander-shaped ties.

Dimensions: width 22 cm - height 23 cm

Material: silver 950 / °°

Weight 1006 grams

Silver hallmark: Minerva 1st title

Period: 19th century

Goldsmith: TALLOIS

Origin: France / Paris

The askos is an antique hemispherical vase with a neck and a semi-circular handle.

This vase recalls the shape of goatskin skins used in antiquity to contain liquids.


Orfèvre Tallois - Solid silver jug called "Askos" 19th century

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Orfèvre Tallois - Solid silver jug called "Askos" 19th century
Orfèvre Tallois - Solid silver jug called "Askos" 19th century
Orfèvre Tallois - Solid silver jug called "Askos" 19th century
Orfèvre Tallois - Solid silver jug called "Askos" 19th century
Orfèvre Tallois - Solid silver jug called "Askos" 19th century
Orfèvre Tallois - Solid silver jug called "Askos" 19th century
Orfèvre Tallois - Solid silver jug called "Askos" 19th century
Orfèvre Tallois - Solid silver jug called "Askos" 19th century
Orfèvre Tallois - Solid silver jug called "Askos" 19th century
Orfèvre Tallois - Solid silver jug called "Askos" 19th century
Orfèvre Tallois - Solid silver jug called "Askos" 19th century
Orfèvre Tallois - Solid silver jug called "Askos" 19th century
Orfèvre Tallois - Solid silver jug called "Askos" 19th century
height 23 cm
length 22 cm
Weight 1006 grams
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    A curious “Askos” jug in solid silver, mounted on a tripod stand.

    The elongated and rounded body is pushed back by wide ribs.

    The spout is delicately hemmed. The winding handle chiseled

    with scales is terminated with salamander-shaped ties.

    Dimensions: width 22 cm - height 23 cm

    Material: silver 950 / °°

    Weight 1006 grams

    Silver hallmark: Minerva 1st title

    Period: 19th century

    Goldsmith: TALLOIS

    Origin: France / Paris

    The askos is an antique hemispherical vase with a neck and a semi-circular handle.

    This vase recalls the shape of goatskin skins used in antiquity to contain liquids.

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    23 cm
    length
    22 cm
    Weight
    1006 grams

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