Antique Victorian English Sterling Silver Combination Sovereign/Vesta Case For Sale
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Antique Victorian English Sterling Silver Combination Sovereign/Vesta Case

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An exceptional, fine and impressive antique Victorian English sterling silver combination sovereign / vesta case; an addition to our diverse box and case collection. This exceptional antique Victorian English sterling silver combination vesta / sovereign case has a subtly domed rectangular, rounded form. The anterior and posterior surfaces of this silver case are plain and unembellished. This antique Victorian sterling silver sovereign case is fitted with a hinged hallmarked push fit cover allowing access to the hallmarked sprung sovereign holders. This exceptional antique case is fitted with a ring loop attachment to one side and has a hinged hallmarked cover which incorporates a plain thumbpiece; this cover allows access to the matches. This impressive sterling silver case has an integrated serrated panel/match striker to upper portion of the vesta case cover. The interior of this exceptional case retains the original gilding. Condition This antique sterling silver sovereign case / vesta case is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional presentation condition. Full hallmarks struck to the rim of the vesta case in addition to part hallmarks to the interior of each cover, the sprung sovereign receiver and ring loop attachment are all very clear. The maker's mark has been overstruck, which was not an unusual practice, but remains very clear and distinguishable. Dimensions Length 5.7cm/2.2" Width 5.9cm/2.3" Depth 1.5cm/0.6" Weight 2.3 troy ounces/71.5g Maker: Thomas Hayes Date: 1900 Origin: Birmingham, England Video: A video of this fine piece is available upon request. Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this piece of antique silverware.  

Details

  • Date of Manufacture
    1900
  • Period
    1900-1909
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Condition
  • Condition Details
    This antique sterling silver sovereign case / vesta case is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional presentation condition.
  • Dimensions
    H 2.2 in. x W 2.3 in. x D 0.6 in.H 5.59 cm x W 5.85 cm x D 1.53 cm
  • Seller Location
    Jesmond, GB
  • Seller Reference Number
    C1719
  • Reference Number
    LU1200213725721
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Associations: LAPADA - The Association of Arts & Antiques Dealers, International Confederation of Art and Antique Dealers' Associations
1stdibs seller since 2015
Located in Jesmond, GB
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