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Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Diamond Jubilee Commemorative Spoon

US$1,054.18Asking Priceper set


An exceptional, fine and impressive, unusual antique Victorian English sterling silver Diamond Jubilee commemorative spoon - boxed; an addition to our range of collectible silverware. This exceptional antique Victorian sterling silver spoon celebrating Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee has a plain oval form. The anterior surface of the handle is embellished with a variety of commemorative subtly gilded scenes separated by scrolling ribbon ornamentation accented with the scene depicting wording 'Peace', 'Commerce', 'Electricity', 'Rifle Volunteers', 'Steam' and 'Penny Postage'. The reverse surface is ornamented with the insignia of the Star of India including the motto 'Heavens Light Our Guard' above a further scrolling ribbon design incorporating the wording 'Indian Empire', 'Canada', 'Australasia' and 'Cape Colony' amidst undulating laurel branches. The lower portion of the reverse of the handle includes part hallmarks beside the inscription 'In commemoration of the 60th year of the most glorious reign of H.I.M. Victoria Empress & Queen - 1837-1897 -'. The shaped terminal of the handle is ornamented in the form of the Imperial State Crown to both the anterior surface and reverse. The anterior surface of the bowl of this Diamond Jubilee commemorative spoon incorporates an impressive gilded scene depicting prestigious figures raising their crowns and surrounding the throne mounted Queen Victoria. The reverse of the bowl is plain and unembellished, apart from the full hallmarks and registration number '288518' and features a leaf decorated heel. This piece of antique silverware is fitted to the original hinged leatherette box with satin and velvet lined interior bearing the initials 'V.R' beneath a design depicting the Imperial state crown. The cover of the box secures with a decorative trefoil hinged catch. The decoration to this antique silver spoon is very impressive and very crisp; this item shows no signs of wear or use. Condition This antique Diamond Jubilee commemorative spoon is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional presentation condition. The decoration is very sharp. Full hallmarks struck to the reverse of the bowl, and part hallmarks to the reverse of the handle are all very clear. Dimensions Length 15.9cm/6.3". Length of bowl 5.1cm/2". Width of bowl 3.3cm/1.3". Weight 1.5 troy ounces/47.9g. Maker: Ahronsberg Brothers. Origin: Birmingham, England. Date: 1896. Video: A video of this fine piece is available upon request. Reflections in photography may detract from the true representation of this Victorian silverware.    Item Ref. SKU: A4396


  • Creator
    Ahronsberg Brothers (Maker)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 6.3 in. (16.01 cm)Width: 1.3 in. (3.31 cm)Depth: 0.01 in. (0.26 mm)
  • Sold As
    Set of 2
  • Style
    Victorian (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
  • Condition
    Please see main description.
  • Seller Location
    Jesmond, GB
  • Reference Number
    Seller: A43961stDibs: LU1200219489212

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    Ships From: Jesmond, United Kingdom
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