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Antique Victorian Aesthetic Style Sterling Silver Card Case

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An exceptional, fine and impressive antique Victorian English sterling silver card case made in the Aesthetic style; an addition to our range of silver boxes and cases. This exceptional antique sterling silver card case has a rectangular form with rounded corners. The anterior surface of this Victorian card case is embellished with a fine and impressive bright cut engraved stemmed floral and foliate designs to the right hand portion accented with an fan design to the upper corner, all in the iconic Aesthetic style. The lower left portion of the body is embellished with a geometric grid design in addition to simplified octofoil motifs. The case features impressive inlay copper bands paralleling the subdivision of grid pattern and incorporates an impressive, applied central copper medallion depicting birds wading in the water to the base of a cloud encompassed volcano. The posterior surface of this antique Victorian case is embellished with a simple paralleling border accented with eight fleur-de-lis style foliate motifs; this ornamentation continues across to the plain cover. The rounded sides of this silver case are plain and unembellished. This antique card case is fitted with a hinged hallmarked cover embellished with a horizontal inlaid copper band flanked with bright cut engraved geometric interlocking decoration and scalloped floral motifs. This exceptional Aesthetic style card case is the finest of its type you could hope to acquire. Dimensions: Length 9.7cm/3.8". Width 7cm/2.8". Height 1.1cm/0.4". Weight: 3.2 troy ounces/99.5g. Maker: Charles Faraday & Samuel Davey. Origin: London, England. Date: 1883. Video: A video of this fine piece is available upon request. Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this piece of Victorian silverware. SKU: A4415

Details

  • Creator
    Charles Faraday & Samuel Davey (Maker)
  • Of the Period
  • Place of Origin
  • Condition
  • Condition Details
    The card case is in exceptional quality and condition. The applied decoration is very sharp and the bright cut engraved decoration is very crisp. Full hallmarks struck to the surface of the rim are all very clear.
  • Dimensions
    H 3.8 in. x W 2.8 in. x D 0.4 in.H 9.66 cm x W 7.12 cm x D 1.02 cm
  • Seller Location
    Jesmond, GB
  • Seller Reference Number
    A4415
  • Reference Number
    LU1200214738311
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Associations: LAPADA - The Association of Arts & Antiques Dealers, International Confederation of Art and Antique Dealers' Associations
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Located in Jesmond, GB
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