An exceptional, fine and impressive antique Victorian sterling silver and enamel vesta case; an addition to our silver boxes and cases collection

This antique Victorian sterling silver vesta case has a plain rectangular rounded form.

The anterior surface is embellished with a black hot enamel border, accented with the wording 'In Memoriam' - in memory of / in memorial to.

The posterior surface of this antique vesta case is plain and unembellished.

This fine silver and enamel vesta case is fitted with a hinged cover, incorporating a plain rounded thumbpiece to the anterior edge and is surmounted with a ring loop attachment.

There is an integrated serrated panel/match striker to the underside.

Condition
This antique silver and enamel vesta case is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional presentation condition.
The piece has some surface blemishes in keeping with age.
Full hallmarks struck to the surface of the sleeve and part hallmarks to the interior of the cover are all very clear. Please see images 7 and 8 for reference.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this Victorian silverware.

Dimensions
Length including ring loop 6.5cm/2.6"
Length 5.7cm/2.2"
Width 3.7cm/1.5"
Depth 0.9cm/0.4"

Weight
1.2 troy ounces/38.3g

Maker: George Wilkinson
Date: 1888
Origin: London, England

Video available upon request.

ITEM ID
C6217
COLOR
Silver
ORIGIN
England • English
PURPOSE
Boxes
ITEM TYPE
Antique

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Antique Victorian Sterling Silver and Enamel Vesta Case

£1,195 GBP
~ $1,445


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