Skip to main content
  • Want more images or videos?
    Request additional images or videos from the seller
1 of 11

Victorian English Sterling Silver and Enamel Vesta Box

$2,459.14

About

An exceptional, fine and impressive, unusual antique Victorian English sterling silver and enamel vesta box; an addition to our silver boxes collection. This exceptional and unusual antique Victorian sterling silver vesta box has a rectangular, scalloped shaped form. The body of the vesta box is embellished with embossed lobed decoration accented with an applied oval thumbpiece/striker to the anterior side. The hallmarked hinged cover of this collectable antique box is ornamented with an impressive two-toned blue enamel quatrefoil design incorporating scrolling leaf design to either end, with a central spiraling leaf motif encircled with a red enamel border. The cover is further ornamented with an applied trellis design within a plain rectangular border, all encompassed with tooled decoration detailing the lobed form. The hinged silver vesta box cover opens to reveal the original hinged, bright cut engraved decorated silver gilt internal cover allowing access to the match compartment. This vesta box in silver and enamel retains the original gilt interior. Condition: This antique vesta box is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition. The enamel panel is in perfect condition. Full hallmarks to the interior of the base, and part hallmarks to the interior of each cover are all very clear. Dimensions: Length 4.5cm/1.8" Width 2.6cm/1" Height 1.3cm/0.5" Weight 1 troy ounce/29.5g Maker: Untraced Maker's Marks Date: 1886 Origin: Birmingham, England Video: A video of this fine piece is available upon request.

Details

  • Dimensions
    Height: 0.5 in. (1.27 cm)Width: 1.0 in. (2.54 cm)Depth: 1.8 in. (4.58 cm)
  • Style
    Victorian (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    1886
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. See description.
  • Seller Location
    Jesmond, GB
  • Reference Number
    Seller: A77061stDibs: LU1200218531432

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.

1stDibs Buyer Protection Guaranteed
If your item arrives not as described, we’ll work with you and the seller to make it right. Learn more
About the Seller
5 / 5
Located in Jesmond, United Kingdom
Platinum Seller
This distinction is for experienced sellers who continually surpass customer expectations.
Established in 1977
1stDibs seller since 2015
411 sales on 1stDibs
Typical response time: 7 hours
Associations
LAPADA - The Association of Arts & Antiques DealersInternational Confederation of Art and Antique Dealers' Associations
More From This Seller

You May Also Like

Victorian Sterling Silver Vesta Case, Chester, 1882
Located in Braintree, GB
Category

Antique 1880s British Victorian

Materials

Sterling Silver

Vintage English Sterling Silver and Guilloche Enamel Lidded Box
By Henry Matthews
Located in London, GB
Category

Vintage 1920s English Art Deco

Materials

Sterling Silver, Enamel, Cut Glass

Antique English Sterling Silver and Agate Box
Located in New York, NY
Category

Antique 1870s English Victorian

Materials

Sterling Silver, Agate

Vintage English Sterling Silver Box with Enameled Top
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Category

Vintage 1950s English

Materials

Enamel, Sterling Silver

Antique English Sterling Silver and Guilloche Enamel Pill Box, 1911
By Cohen & Charles
Located in London, GB
Category

Vintage 1910s English

Materials

Sterling Silver, Enamel

Victorian Sterling Silver Vesta Case by Sampson Mordan & Co.
Located in Braintree, GB
Category

Antique 1860s British

Materials

Sterling Silver

English Sterling Silver and Pink Guilloche Enamel Lidded Powder Box, 1934
Located in London, GB
Category

Vintage 1930s English Art Deco

Materials

Sterling Silver, Crystal

Edwardian Sterling Silver and Enamel Table Box
Located in New York, NY
Category

Early 20th Century British Edwardian

Materials

Sterling Silver, Enamel

The 1stDibs Promise

Learn More

Expertly Vetted Sellers

Confidence at Checkout

Price-Match Guarantee

Exceptional Support

Buyer Protection

Insured Global Delivery