Antique Victorian Scottish Sterling Silver Spectacle Case
Antique Victorian Scottish Sterling Silver Spectacle Case
Antique Victorian Scottish Sterling Silver Spectacle Case
Antique Victorian Scottish Sterling Silver Spectacle Case
Antique Victorian Scottish Sterling Silver Spectacle Case
Antique Victorian Scottish Sterling Silver Spectacle Case
Antique Victorian Scottish Sterling Silver Spectacle Case
Antique Victorian Scottish Sterling Silver Spectacle Case
Antique Victorian Scottish Sterling Silver Spectacle Case
Antique Victorian Scottish Sterling Silver Spectacle Case

MACKAY AND CHISHOLM, EDINBURGH (worked from 1835)

Antique Victorian Scottish Sterling Silver Spectacle Case

1876 Edinburgh, Scotland

Offered by AC Silver

£795 gbp
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This exceptional antique Victorian sterling silver spectacle case has a plain, elongated oval form.

The hinged hallmarked cover is ornamented with an impressive engraved opposing scrolling cartouche displaying the contemporary engraved inscription 'In memory of Elizabeth, wife of James Bell, Who Died at 28 Brighton Place, Portobello on the 20th September 1875, Aged 64 Years'.

The posterior cover and sides of this case are plain and unembellished.

This hallmarked Victorian spectacle case is fitted with a hallmarked push fit catch, which when released reveals the original velvet lined compartments.

This Scottish silver spectacle case is the finest of its type you could hope to acquire.

Dimensions

Length 12.6cm/5"
Width 3.5cm/1.4"
Height 1cm/0.4"

Weight

2.5 troy ounces/76.8g


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This antique spectacle case is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition.
Full hallmarks struck to the surface of each cover are all very clear; the hallmarks have been struck deeply due to the exceptional gauge of silver.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this impressive example of antique Scottish silverware.
Maker: Mackay & Chisholm

Date: 1876

Origin: Edinburgh, Scotland
Can be viewed at AC Silver’s Newcastle store, online at www.acsilver.co.uk. Please quote SALES CODE SKU A8384 when enquiring about the piece.
Complimentary insurance valuation with images and text is provided with your purchase
Dimensions
Height 1.00 cm (0.39 inches)
Width 3.50 cm (1.38 inches)
Depth 12.60 cm (4.96 inches)
Weight 2.50oz t (77.75g)
Stock Code
A8384
Medium
An exceptional, fine and impressive antique Scottish sterling silver spectacle case; an addition to our silver smoking related silverware collection.
Signed/Inscribed
Full hallmarks struck to the surface of each cover are all very clear; the hallmarks have been struck deeply due to the exceptional gauge of silver.
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