The crafting of relief surfacing to hollowware has always required the most difficult of techniques in the silversmith's art. The smooth protruding elements, which capture the light and reflect its setting, are hand-worked with a technique that requires complete mastery of the material. The vivacious elegance of the jug, crafted to designs by Otto Prutscher, shows nothing of the difficulty involved in its production.
h 250 mm, approx. 940 g
Also available in martelé or
Reissued after an original drawing in our archives.
Photo: Craig Dillon