Sterling Silver Gentleman's Desk Paperweight - Vintage Elizabeth II
Sterling Silver Gentleman's Desk Paperweight - Vintage Elizabeth II
Sterling Silver Gentleman's Desk Paperweight - Vintage Elizabeth II
Sterling Silver Gentleman's Desk Paperweight - Vintage Elizabeth II
Sterling Silver Gentleman's Desk Paperweight - Vintage Elizabeth II
Sterling Silver Gentleman's Desk Paperweight - Vintage Elizabeth II
Sterling Silver Gentleman's Desk Paperweight - Vintage Elizabeth II
Sterling Silver Gentleman's Desk Paperweight - Vintage Elizabeth II
Sterling Silver Gentleman's Desk Paperweight - Vintage Elizabeth II
Sterling Silver Gentleman's Desk Paperweight - Vintage Elizabeth II

WALKER & HALL, BIRMINGHAM (worked from c.1900)

Sterling Silver Gentleman's Desk Paperweight - Vintage Elizabeth II

1955 Sheffield

Offered by AC Silver

£1,495 gbp
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This exceptional vintage Elizabeth II sterling silver gentleman's desk paperweight has a plain cylindrical spreading pedestal to a plain circular domed spreading base and oak wood plinth.

The upper portion of the pedestal is embellished with embossed gadroon style decoration in a swirl design.

The pedestal is surmounted with a fine and impressive cast sterling silver bear-baiting model depicting a bear in a head brace clawing a wooden post.

This model is further ornamented with an articulated curb chain connecting the bear’s brace to the base of the post.

This fine antique paperweight has been embellished with chased decoration reproducing the details of the bear's coat, in addition to the wood grain and terrain.

The sterling silver ornamentation is fitted to a circular waisted turned oak weighted plinth, securing to the underside with a nut.

The plinth is fitted with a black leatherette covering to the underside.


Dimensions

Height 21cm/8.3"

Height of plinth 4.3cm/1.7"

Diameter of plinth 14cm/5.5"

Weight

An exact weight of silver cannot be provided as this piece has a weighted base.

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This vintage gentleman's desk paperweight is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition.

The paperweight has been professionally polished and is in presentation condition.

The embossed and chased decoration is all very sharp.

Full hallmarks struck to the surface of the base of the silver portion are all very clear.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this piece of impressive vintage silverware.
Maker: Walker & Hall

Origin: Sheffield, England

Date: 1955
Can be viewed at AC Silver’s Newcastle store, online at www.acsilver.co.uk. Please quote SALES CODE SKU W9112 when enquiring about the piece.
Complimentary insurance valuation with images and text is provided with your purchase
Dimensions
Height 8.30 inch (21.08 cm)
Diameter 5.50 inch (13.97 cm)
Stock Code
W9112
Medium
An exceptional, fine and impressive vintage Elizabeth II English sterling silver and oak gentleman's desk paperweight in the form of bear-baiting; an addition to our animal related silverware collection.
Signed/Inscribed
Full hallmarks struck to the surface of the base of the silver portion are all very clear.
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