Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Castle Top Card Case
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Castle Top Card Case
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Castle Top Card Case
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Castle Top Card Case
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Castle Top Card Case
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Castle Top Card Case
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Castle Top Card Case
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Castle Top Card Case
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Castle Top Card Case
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Castle Top Card Case

ALFRED TAYLOR, BIRMINGHAM (worked from 1851)

Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Castle Top Card Case

1858 Birmingham, England

Offered by AC Silver

£2,950 gbp
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This exceptional antique Victorian sterling silver castle top card case has a rectangular shaped form.

The surface of this antique card case is embellished with fine and impressive chased and embossed scrolling leaf and floral decoration on a matt background.

The anterior surface of the case incorporates Osborne House* depicted in relief.

The decoration to the reverse of the case incorporates a shaped, scroll bordered cartouche displaying the contemporary bright cut engraved initials 'RCK'.

The shaped sides of this piece are embellished with plain scrolling borders.

This antique silver card case is fitted with a hinged cover ornamented with further scrolling leaf and foliate designs on a matt background.

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

* The impressive Victorian building was the palatial holiday home for Queen Victoria and Prince Albert; Prince Albert was also the architect of the building and worked with an engineer/builder Thomas Cubitt. This expansive rural retreat, located on the Isle of Wight, was where this notable queen died following which the house was given to the state and was used for Royal Navy training as well as a public museum.

Dimensions

Length 10cm/3.9"
Width 7.1cm/2.8"
Depth 1.5cm/0.6"

Weight

2.5 troy ounces/78.4g


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

The decoration to this antique card case is exceptionally sharp.

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: Alfred Taylor
Date: 1858
Origin: Birmingham, England
Can be viewed at AC Silver’s Newcastle store, online at www.acsilver.co.uk. Please quote SALES CODE SKU A7550 when enquiring about the piece.
Complimentary insurance valuation with images and text is provided with your purchase
Dimensions
Height 3.90 inch (9.91 cm)
Width 2.80 inch (7.11 cm)
Depth 0.60 inch (1.52 cm)
Weight 2.50oz t (77.75g)
Stock Code
A7550
Medium
An exceptional, fine and impressive antique Victorian English sterling silver castle top card case depicting Osborne House; an addition to our range of collectable silverware
Signed/Inscribed
Full hallmarks struck to the surface of the rim are all very clear.
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