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Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Mussel Vesta Case

$1,008.71

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An exceptional, fine and impressive antique Victorian English sterling silver Vesta case in the form of a mussel; an addition to our diverse smoking related silverware collection. This exceptional antique sterling silver Vesta case is modeled in the form of a mussel. The surface of this Victorian Vesta case is plain and embellished with the contemporary bright cut engraved initials 'HDC' to one side. This fine antique silver Vesta case is fitted with a spring hinged cover which incorporates a plain thumb piece. One side of the body features an applied serrated panel/match striker below a ring loop attachment. Condition: This antique sterling silver vesta case is an exceptional gauge of silver for its type, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition in keeping with age. Full hallmarks struck to the sleeve of the body are clear in keeping with age and location; the maker's mark has wear and is unidentified. Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this Victorian silverware. Dimensions: Length 5.3 cm/2.1" Width 3 cm/1.2" Height 1.9 cm/0.7" Weight: 0.7 troy ounce/20.4g Maker: Unknown Date: 1860 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 Victorian silverware.

Details

  • Dimensions
    Height: 0.75 in. (1.9 cm)Width: 1.19 in. (3 cm)Depth: 0 in. (0.01 mm)
  • Style
    Victorian (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    1860
  • Condition
    See description.
  • Seller Location
    Jesmond, GB
  • Reference Number
    Seller: A91571stDibs: LU1200218556102

Shipping & Returns

  • Shipping
    $131.86 Standard Shipping
    to anywhere in the world, arrives in 8-10 days.
    We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Ships From: Jesmond, United Kingdom
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 3 days of delivery.

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About the Seller
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Located in Jesmond, United Kingdom
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