Agate Handled Sterling Silver Gimbal Table Lighter - Antique George V (1910)

GBP 1,995.00

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Object Description

An exceptional, fine, and impressive, antique George V English sterling silver and agate handled gimbal table lighter; an addition to our smoking related silverware collection

This exceptional antique George V sterling silver table lighter has a globular form to a rounded agate handle.

The surface of the piece is plain and embellished with the contemporary bright cut engraved initial ‘H’ beneath a Baron’s coronet.

The centre of this antique silver table lighter is fitted with a cylindrical taper holder, allowing access to the wick.

One side of this exceptional 20th century table lighter is fitted with an impressive agate handle, conjoining to the body via a sterling silver socket and gimbal fitment; this hinged device allows the piece to remain horizontal during transport.

The arm of the piece bears the retailer’s mark ‘A. Barrett & Sons, 63 & 64 Piccadilly’.

Diameter 5.5cm/2.2″
Length 17cm/6.7″
Length of handpiece 8.5cm/3.3″
Length of handle 10.5cm/4.1″

Object History

Maker: Andrew Barret & Sons
Date: 1910
Origin: London, England

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Object Condition

This antique 20th century table lighter is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional presentation condition. The bright cut engraved decoration is very crisp. Full hallmarks struck to the surface of the gimbal and part hallmarks upper portion of the body are all very clear.

Object Details

Dealer Opening Times

By appointment only.

Dealer Contact

+44 (0)191 240 2645
+44 (0)7836 286218

Dealer Location

35b St Georges Terrace
Tyne and Wear

Tel: +44 (0) 191 240 2645

Fax: +44 (0) 191 240 2647

VAT: GB 500 0310 42

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