Antique Victorian Aesthetic Style Sterling Silver Card Case
Antique Victorian Aesthetic Style Sterling Silver Card Case
Antique Victorian Aesthetic Style Sterling Silver Card Case
Antique Victorian Aesthetic Style Sterling Silver Card Case
Antique Victorian Aesthetic Style Sterling Silver Card Case
Antique Victorian Aesthetic Style Sterling Silver Card Case
Antique Victorian Aesthetic Style Sterling Silver Card Case
Antique Victorian Aesthetic Style Sterling Silver Card Case
Antique Victorian Aesthetic Style Sterling Silver Card Case

CHARLES FARADAY & SAMUEL DAVEY (worked from 1883)

Antique Victorian Aesthetic Style Sterling Silver Card Case

1883 London

Offered by AC Silver

£1,395 gbp
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This exceptional antique sterling silver card case has a rectangular form with rounded corners.

The anterior surface of this Victorian card case is embellished with a fine and impressive bright cut engraved stemmed floral and foliate designs to the right hand portion accented with an fan design to the upper corner, all in the iconic Aesthetic style.

The lower left portion of the body is embellished with a geometric grid design in addition to simplified octofoil motifs.

The case features impressive inlay copper bands paralleling the subdivision of grid pattern and incorporates an impressive, applied central copper medallion depicting birds wading in the water to the base of a cloud encompassed volcano.

The posterior surface of this antique Victorian case is embellished with a simple paralleling border accented with eight fleur-de-lis style foliate motifs; this ornamentation continues across to the plain cover.

The rounded sides of this silver case are plain and unembellished.

This antique card case is fitted with a hinged hallmarked cover embellished with a horizontal inlaid copper band flanked with bright cut engraved geometric interlocking decoration and scalloped floral motifs.

This exceptional Aesthetic style card case is the finest of its type you could hope to acquire.

Dimensions

Length 9.7cm/3.8"

Width 7cm/2.8"

Height 1.1cm/0.4"

Weight

3.2 troy ounces/99.5g


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This antique Victorian card case is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition.

The applied decoration is very sharp and the bright cut engraved decoration is very crisp.

Full hallmarks struck to the surface of the rim are all very clear.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this piece of Victorian silverware.
Maker: Charles Faraday & Samuel Davey

Origin: London, England

Date: 1883
Can be viewed at AC Silver’s Newcastle store, online at www.acsilver.co.uk. Please quote SALES CODE SKU A4415 when enquiring about the piece.
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Stock Code
A4415
Medium
An exceptional, fine and impressive antique Victorian English sterling silver card case made in the Aesthetic style; an addition to our range of silver boxes and cases
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This antique card case is fitted with a hinged hallmarked cover embellished with a horizontal inlaid copper band flanked with bright cut engraved geometric interlocking decoration and scalloped floral motifs. Full hallmarks struck to the surface of the rim are all very clear.
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