Vintage Elizabeth II Sterling Silver Gentleman’s Smoking Compendium - Art Deco Style
Vintage Elizabeth II Sterling Silver Gentleman’s Smoking Compendium - Art Deco Style
Vintage Elizabeth II Sterling Silver Gentleman’s Smoking Compendium - Art Deco Style
Vintage Elizabeth II Sterling Silver Gentleman’s Smoking Compendium - Art Deco Style
Vintage Elizabeth II Sterling Silver Gentleman’s Smoking Compendium - Art Deco Style
Vintage Elizabeth II Sterling Silver Gentleman’s Smoking Compendium - Art Deco Style
Vintage Elizabeth II Sterling Silver Gentleman’s Smoking Compendium - Art Deco Style
Vintage Elizabeth II Sterling Silver Gentleman’s Smoking Compendium - Art Deco Style
Vintage Elizabeth II Sterling Silver Gentleman’s Smoking Compendium - Art Deco Style
Vintage Elizabeth II Sterling Silver Gentleman’s Smoking Compendium - Art Deco Style
Vintage Elizabeth II Sterling Silver Gentleman’s Smoking Compendium - Art Deco Style
Vintage Elizabeth II Sterling Silver Gentleman’s Smoking Compendium - Art Deco Style
Vintage Elizabeth II Sterling Silver Gentleman’s Smoking Compendium - Art Deco Style
Vintage Elizabeth II Sterling Silver Gentleman’s Smoking Compendium - Art Deco Style
Vintage Elizabeth II Sterling Silver Gentleman’s Smoking Compendium - Art Deco Style

GARRARD & CO LTD, LONDON (worked from c.1954)

Vintage Elizabeth II Sterling Silver Gentleman’s Smoking Compendium - Art Deco Style

1957 London

Offered by AC Silver

£4,750 gbp
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This fine vintage Elizabeth II sterling silver gentleman’s smoking compendium has a rectangular spreading form onto four stepped feet, all in the Art Deco style.

The surface of the smoking compendium is embellished with impressive engine turned decoration.

Either side of the compendium is fitted with a large hallmarked hinged cover which allows access to the inset cedar wood lined and gilded cigar boxes.

The centre of the compendium features the original detachable hallmarked cigar/cheroot cutter and a match receiver.

The cigar cutter is fitted with a hinged spring cutting mechanism; operational when the upper portion is depressed.

The sterling silver match receiver retains the original hallmarked hinged cover and bears a match striker to the anterior surface.

This impressive vintage set is fitted with two fine and impressive octagonal handles with stepped terminals and shaped swept brackets, all in the iconic Art Deco style.

The underside of this smoking set bears the retailer’s mark ‘Garrard & Co Ltd, 112 Regent St.W’.

This compendium is an exceptional gentleman’s desk centrepiece.

Dimensions

Length across handles 35.5cm/14"

Length 31.5cm/12.4"

Width 21.6cm/8.5"

Height 11.3cm/4.4"

Weight

An accurate weight of silver cannot be provided as this smoking set is fitted with cedar wood linings in addition to a weighted base.


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This vintage gentleman’s smoking compendium is a very good gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in excellent presentation condition.

There are two minor dings to the reverse of the compendium; the set can be considered in excellent presentation condition.

The engine turned decoration is very sharp.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this example of vintage silverware.
Maker: Garrard & Co Ltd

Origin: London, England

Date: 1957
Can be viewed at AC Silver’s Newcastle store, online at www.acsilver.co.uk. Please quote SALES CODE SKU W9660 when enquiring about the piece.
Complimentary insurance valuation with images and text is provided with your purchase
Stock Code
W9660
Medium
An exceptional, fine and impressive, large vintage Elizabeth II English sterling silver gentleman’s smoking compendium in the Art Deco Style; an addition to smoking related silverware
Signed/Inscribed
Full hallmarks struck to the surface and part hallmarks to the each cover, underside of the cigar cutter/match receiver and handles are all very clear.
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