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Antique George V Agate Handled Sterling Silver Gimbal Table Lighter



An exceptional, fine, and impressive, antique George V English sterling silver and agate handled gimbal table lighter; an addition to our smoking related silverware collection This exceptional antique George V sterling silver table lighter has a globular form to a rounded agate handle. The surface of the piece is plain and embellished with the contemporary bright cut engraved initial 'H' beneath a Baron's coronet. The centre of this antique silver table lighter is fitted with a cylindrical taper holder, allowing access to the wick. One side of this exceptional 20th century table lighter is fitted with an impressive agate handle, conjoining to the body via a sterling silver socket and gimbal fitment; this hinged device allows the piece to remain horizontal during transport. The arm of the piece bears the retailer's mark 'A. Barrett & Sons, 63 & 64 Piccadilly'. Condition This antique 20th century table lighter is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional presentation condition. The bright cut engraved decoration is very crisp. Full hallmarks struck to the surface of the gimbal and part hallmarks upper portion of the body are all very clear. Dimensions Diameter 5.5cm/2.2" Length 17cm/6.7" Length of handpiece 8.5cm/3.3" Length of handle 10.5cm/4.1" Maker: Andrew Barret & Sons Date: 1910 Origin: London, England Video: A video of this fine piece is available upon request. Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this example of antique silverware.


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    Height: 6.7 in. (17.02 cm)Diameter: 2.2 in. (5.59 cm)
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    Please see main description.
  • Seller Location
    Jesmond, GB
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    Seller: C58761stDibs: LU1200224997292

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    Ships From: Jesmond, United Kingdom
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