Antique Victorian 1881 Sterling Silver Photograph Frame
Antique Victorian 1881 Sterling Silver Photograph Frame
Antique Victorian 1881 Sterling Silver Photograph Frame
Antique Victorian 1881 Sterling Silver Photograph Frame
Antique Victorian 1881 Sterling Silver Photograph Frame
Antique Victorian 1881 Sterling Silver Photograph Frame
Antique Victorian 1881 Sterling Silver Photograph Frame
Antique Victorian 1881 Sterling Silver Photograph Frame
Antique Victorian 1881 Sterling Silver Photograph Frame
Antique Victorian 1881 Sterling Silver Photograph Frame

WILLIAM COMYNS & SONS (worked c.1885-1930)

Antique Victorian 1881 Sterling Silver Photograph Frame

1881 London

Offered by AC Silver

£1,395 gbp
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This exceptional antique Victorian silver photograph frame, in sterling standard, has a rectangular shaped form with a plain rectangular internal window.

The body of the frame is embellished with a fine and impressive embossed and pierced scrolling leaf decorated border accented with collared motifs to either side.

The upper portion of the frame is further ornamented with a putto design between two wings, encompassed with a plain scrolling border.

The ornamentation to the lower portion incorporates two scrolling feet accented with figural mask designs.

The rectangular internal window is encompassed with a bead decorated border.

The frame is fitted with a solid composite back and is supported with a hallmarked sterling silver strut.

The easel style strut is ornamented with an applied scrolling bracket design.

This impressive example of antique silverware is inset with a removable glass panel.


Dimensions

Height 25.4cm/10"
Width 16.7cm/6.6"
Height of internal window 13.6cm/5.4"
Width of internal window 9.2cm/3.6"
Depth 2.7cm/1.1"

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This antique Victorian silver photograph frame is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition.

The silver frame has been professionally polished and is in presentation condition.

The embossed and pierced decoration is all sharp.

Full hallmarks struck to the surface of the frame and part hallmarks to the strut are all very clear; the maker's mark to the strut has wear in keeping with age but remains legible.

Reflections in photograph may detract from the true representation of this Victorian sterling silver frame.
Maker: William Comyns & Sons
Date: 1881
Origin: London, England
Can be viewed at AC Silver’s Newcastle store, online at www.acsilver.co.uk. Please quote SALES CODE SKU C1252 when enquiring about the piece.
Complimentary insurance valuation with images and text is provided with your purchase.
Dimensions
Height 10.00 inch (25.40 cm)
Width 6.60 inch (16.76 cm)
Depth 1.10 inch (2.79 cm)
Stock Code
C1252
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An exceptional, fine and impressive antique Victorian English sterling silver photograph frame made by William Comyns & Sons; an addition to our ornamental silverware collection.
Signed/Inscribed
Full hallmarks struck to the surface of the frame and part hallmarks to the strut are all very clear; the maker's mark to the strut has wear in keeping with age but remains legible.
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