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Wine Jug from Gebruder Bing
Copper and brass wine jug made by the German metalwork company of Gebruder Bing in the late 1800’s.
With an unusual and rather bold hammered pattern on the brasswork above and below the smooth copper surface, and on the sides of the copper spout.
The lid together with its lever and spout are subtly designed to resemble a stylised bird’s head, with a hole in the lever representing an eye and the spout having the look of the bird’s beak.
Embossed GBN maker’s mark on the underside for Gebrüder Bing, Nürnberg and measuring 30 cm high.
The capacity is approximately one litre.