Antique Victorian Sterling Silver and Enamel Vesta Case
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver and Enamel Vesta Case
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver and Enamel Vesta Case
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver and Enamel Vesta Case
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver and Enamel Vesta Case
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver and Enamel Vesta Case
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver and Enamel Vesta Case
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver and Enamel Vesta Case
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver and Enamel Vesta Case

CORNELIUS SAUNDERS & FRANCIS SHEPHERD (worked from c.1869)

Antique Victorian Sterling Silver and Enamel Vesta Case

1887 Birmingham

Offered by AC Silver

£795 gbp
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This fine antique Victorian sterling silver vesta case has a plain rectangular rounded form.

The anterior surface is embellished with fine and impressive enamel panel depicting a tobacco pipe amidst the text ‘Just one more’.

This fine vesta case is fitted with a hallmarked hinged cover which incorporates a plain thumbpiece.

There is an integrated serrated panel/match striker to the underside.

The reverse side of the case is plain and unembellished.

This impressive vesta case was crafted by the Birmingham silversmiths Cornelius Desormeaux Saunders & James Francis Hollings (Frank) Shepherd.

Dimensions

Length 5cm/2"

Width 3.4cm/1.3"

Height 1cm/0.4"

Weight

0.7 troy ounce/20.4g


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This antique vesta case is a very good gauge of silver, fine quality and in excellent presentation condition.

The enamel panel is in perfect condition.

Full hallmarks struck to the surface of the rim and part hallmarks to the interior of the cover are all very clear.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this Victorian silverware.
Maker: Cornelius Saunders & Francis Shepherd

Origin: Birmingham, England

Date: 1887
Can be viewed at AC Silver’s Newcastle store, online at www.acsilver.co.uk. Please quote SALES CODE SKU W9151 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)
Weight 0.70oz t (21.77g)
Stock Code
W9151
Medium
A fine and impressive antique Victorian English sterling silver and enamel vesta case; an addition to our enamel and silver collection
Signed/Inscribed
Full hallmarks struck to the surface of the rim and part hallmarks to the interior of the cover are all very clear
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