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Edwardian English Sterling Silver 'Game Bird' Pepperette

US$1,555.45

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A fine and impressive antique Edwardian English sterling silver pepperette realistically modelled in the form of a game bird; an addition to our range of silver novelty items This exceptional antique Edwardian sterling silver pepperette has been realistically modelled in the form of a game bird. This impressive pepperette is embellished with chased decoration reproducing the details of the game bird’s plumage and features. The pepperette retains the original fully hallmarked push fit cover/head which features pierced 'pepper' holes. This impressive novelty sterling silver piece was crafted by the silversmiths Charles Henry Townley & John William Thomas of Thomas of New Bond Street. Such original period pieces are becoming increasingly difficult to locate. Condition: This antique silver novelty pepper shaker is a very good gauge of silver, excellent quality and in excellent condition. Full hallmarks struck to the base of the pepperette and part hallmarks to the rim of the cover/head are all very clear. Dimensions: Length 5.7cm/2.2" Width 4.3cm/1.7" Height 8.2cm/3.2" Weight 2.5 troy ounces/79g Maker: Charles Henry Townley & John William Thomas Origin: London, England Date: 1908 Video: A video of this fine piece is available upon request. Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this piece of Edwardian silverware.

Details

  • Creator
    Charles Henry Townley & John William Thomas (Maker)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 3.2 in. (8.13 cm)Width: 1.7 in. (4.32 cm)Depth: 2.2 in. (5.59 cm)
  • Style
    Victorian (In the Style Of)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
    1900-1909
  • Date of Manufacture
    1908
  • Condition
    This antique silver novelty pepperette is a very good gauge of silver, excellent quality and in excellent condition. Full hallmarks and part hallmarks to the rim of the cover/head are all very clear.
  • Seller Location
    Jesmond, GB
  • Reference Number
    Seller: A27691stDibs: LU1200220887732

Shipping & Returns

  • Shipping
    US$142.05 Standard Parcel Shipping
    to anywhere in the world, arrives in 7-9 days.
    We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Estimated Customs Duties & Taxes to the Continental US: $0.
    Ships From: Jesmond, United Kingdom
  • Return Policy

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

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