Shires Antiques is located in West Haddon, United Kingdom
Large Victorian 1899 Hallmarked Silver Jewellery Box Pin Cushion Ring Earring
REF: 2391 / LA356798
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Large Victorian sized hallmarked solid silver jewellery box covered with velvet with a pin cushion top. Shape like a playing card club or clover leaf that is large enough be used as a ring, earring or jewellery box or small needlework sewing box. Full Sheffield hallmark with the date letter for 1899 and the makers mark James Dixon & Sons one of the top silversmiths at the time which shows in the exceptional quality of the embossed silver. The hinge is custom made for the box and sits into the bodywork of the outer silver. Both halves of the hinge are stamped with the assay office mark. Lovely detailed repousse decorations to the silver surround to the body which is removeable for cleaning. The inside is lined with silk in a matching gold colour. The silver weight is 101 grams. Makes a fabulous display piece as well as being very useful. Perfect gift idea. Will be delivered in a tissue lined gift box. Happy to answer any questions.
Stands 3 inch 7.5 cm tall, 4 7/8 inches 12.5 cm wide and 4 7/8 inches 12.5 cm long.
Shires Antiques has clarified that the Large Victorian 1899 Hallmarked Silver Jewellery Box Pin Cushion Ring Earring (LA356798) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being 1899
Excellent condition, no damage or repairs. The velvet cover and lining to the centre of the piece were really worn and ripped so the velvet cover, lining and lid have all been professionally recovered.
UK special delivery with insurance £10 International sign for postage £20.
This Large Victorian 1899 Hallmarked Silver Jewellery Box Pin Cushion Ring Earring is located in West Haddon, United Kingdom