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Antique Victorian 1900s Sterling Silver and Enamel Flag Vesta Case

$1,372.79

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An exceptional, fine and impressive antique Victorian sterling silver and enamel flag vesta case; an addition to our maritime silverware collection This antique Victorian sterling silver vesta case has a plain rectangular rounded form. The anterior surface is embellished with a central enamel design depicting British Navy Code of Signal flags: 'Blue Ball' - a white flag with a blue center, a red flag with a yellow St George's Cross and a blue field with a central horizontal white stripe. These flags represent the individual letters 's', 'R' and 'J'; their combined definition is untraced. The posterior surface of this antique vesta case is plain and unembellished. This fine silver flag vesta case is fitted with a ring loop attachment to one side and has a hinged cover which incorporates a plain thumbpiece. There is an integrated serrated panel/match striker to the underside. Condition This antique silver flag vesta case is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional presentation condition. The enamel is in perfect condition. Full hallmarks struck to the surface of the sleeve and part hallmarks to the surface of the cover are all very clear; the hallmarks are struck deeply due to the exceptional gauge of silver. Dimensions Length 8cm/3.1" Width 4.1cm/1.6" Depth 1cm/0.4" Weight 1.4 troy ounces/44.8g Maker: Joseph Walton Date: 1900 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 Victorian silverware. SKU: A7714

Details

  • Creator
    Joseph Walton (Maker)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 3.1 in. (7.88 cm)Width: 1.6 in. (4.07 cm)Depth: 0.4 in. (1.02 cm)
  • Style
    Victorian (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
    1900-1909
  • Date of Manufacture
    1900
  • Condition
    Please see main description.
  • Seller Location
    Jesmond, GB
  • Reference Number
    Seller: A77141stDibs: LU1200217015892

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  • Shipping
    $133.28 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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