Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Presentation Trowel
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Presentation Trowel
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Presentation Trowel
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Presentation Trowel
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Presentation Trowel
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Presentation Trowel
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Presentation Trowel
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Presentation Trowel
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Presentation Trowel

ROBERT HENNEL III (worked from 1834)

Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Presentation Trowel

1864 London

Offered by AC Silver

£1,495 gbp
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This exceptional antique Victorian sterling silver presentation trowel has a rounded triangle shaped blade.

The anterior face of the blade is embellished with fine and impressive bright cut engraved stylised scrolling leaf designs incorporating the bordered contemporary engraved presentation inscription:

‘Presented by the building committee to C.S Hannington, Esq on the occasion of his laying the memorial stone of the St Luke’s Sunday and week day schools. Nov 14th 1864.’

The reverse of the blade is plain and unembellished.

The trowel retains the original exceptional handle embellished with fine and impressive chased bead, scroll and leaf ornamentation on a matt background with a bead decorated coronet style terminal.

The decoration to the handle incorporates vacant shaped cartouches to either side.

The bolster of the handle is embellished with an exceptional bordered chased decorated interlacing leaf design leading from a scroll and shell style ornamentation.

Dimensions

Length 36.5cm/14.4"

Length of blade 21.4cm/8.4"

Width of blade 11cm/4.3"

Weight

12.6 troy ounce/393g


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This antique presentation trowel is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in excellent presentation condition.

The chased decoration is very sharp and the bright cut engraved decoration is very crisp.
Maker: Robert Hennell (Strong Probability)

Origin: London, England

Date: 1864
Can be viewed at AC Silver’s Newcastle store, online at www.acsilver.co.uk. Please quote SALES CODE SKU W9657 when enquiring about the piece.
Complimentary insurance valuation with images and text is provided with your purchase.
Dimensions
Weight 12.60oz t (391.86g)
Stock Code
W9657
Medium
An exceptional, fine and impressive antique Victorian English sterling silver presentation trowel; an addition to our diverse silverware collection.
Signed/Inscribed
Full hallmarks struck to the reverse of the blade and to the handle are all very clear.
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