1891 Antique Victorian Sterling Silver and Enamel Vesta Case For Sale
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1891 Antique Victorian Sterling Silver and Enamel Vesta Case

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An exceptional, fine and impressive antique Victorian English sterling silver and enamel vesta case; an addition to our range of collectable silver cases. This exceptional antique Victorian silver vesta case has a plain rectangular form. The body of the vesta case is ornamented with an impressive rectangular white enamel panel incorporating black script displaying 'Just it up again' segmented with an illustration of a pitchfork; it can be determined this agricultural tool to symbolises the word 'dig'. The case is fitted with a plain hinged cover to one end and has a serrated panel/match striker to the other. The posterior surface and rounded sides of this impressive Victorian silver vesta case is plain and unembellished.. Dimensions: Length 3.2cm/1.3" Width 0.9cm/0.4" Height 4cm/1.6" Weight: 0.7 troy ounces/22.9g Maker: Lawrence Emanuel Date: 1891 Origin: Birmingham, England Video: A video of this fine piece is available upon request. Reflections in photography may detract from the true representation of this piece of antique silverware.  

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  • Creator
    Lawrence Emanuel, Birmingham 1 (Maker)
  • Production Time
    Available Now
  • Of the Period
  • Condition
    Excellent
  • Condition Details
    This Victorian vesta case is a very good gauge of silver, exceptional quality and condition. There is a surface blemish near the hinge of the case. the first portion of the maker's mark to the posterior surface has wear in keeping with age.
  • Dimensions
    H 1.58 in. x W 0.36 in. x D 1.26 in.H 4 cm x W 9 mm x D 3.2 cm
  • Seller Location
    Jesmond, GB
  • Seller Reference Number
    A7939
  • Reference Number
    LU120028194403
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