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Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Presentation Trowel

$2,375.99

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An exceptional, fine and impressive antique Victorian English sterling silver presentation trowel; an addition to our diverse silverware collection. This exceptional antique Victorian sterling silver presentation trowel has a rounded triangle shaped blade. The anterior face of the blade is embellished with fine and impressive bright cut engraved stylised scrolling leaf designs incorporating the bordered contemporary engraved presentation inscription: ‘Presented by the building committee to C.S Hannington, Esq on the occasion of his laying the memorial stone of the St Luke’s Sunday and week day schools. Nov 14th 1864.’ The reverse of the blade is plain and unembellished. The trowel retains the original exceptional handle embellished with fine and impressive chased bead, scroll and leaf ornamentation on a matt background with a bead decorated coronet style terminal. The decoration to the handle incorporates vacant shaped cartouches to either side. The bolster of the handle is embellished with an exceptional bordered chased decorated interlacing leaf design leading from a scroll and shell style ornamentation. Dimensions: Length 36.5cm/14.4" Length of blade 21.4cm/8.4" Width of blade 11cm/4.3" Weight: 12.6 troy ounce/393g Maker: Robert Hennell (Strong Probability) Origin: London, England Date: 1864 Video: A video of this fine piece is available upon request. Reflections in photography may detract from the true representation of this piece of Victorian silverware.

Details

  • Creator
  • Dimensions
    Height: 0.5 in. (1.27 cm)Width: 4.3 in. (10.93 cm)Depth: 14.4 in. (36.58 cm)
  • Style
    Victorian (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    1864
  • Condition
    This antique presentation trowel is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in excellent presentation condition. The chased decoration is very sharp and the bright cut engraved decoration is very crisp. Full hallmarks are clear.
  • Seller Location
    Jesmond, GB
  • Reference Number
    Seller: W96571stDibs: LU1200211956721

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    $144.44 Standard 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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