This is a lovely pair of Victorian silver-plated wine bottle holders, bearing the makers’ mark of the renowned silversmiths, Mappin & Webb, with the mark for triple deposit Princes Plate holder and the ref W14079, circa 1870 in date.
They feature pierced sides with vertical medallions and each has a pair of handles.
The unique quality and design of these wine holders will make them a treasured pieces for any discerning collector.
In excellent condition with clear makers marks and no dings, dents or signs of repair. Please see photos for confirmation.
Dimensions in cm:
Height 19 x Width 16 x Depth 11
Dimensions in inches:
Height 7.5 x Width 6.3 x Depth 4.3
Mappin & Webb
founded in 1774 by Jonathan Mappin, Mappin & Webb is one of the UK’s leading retailers of fine jewellery and silverware. Today, it is renowned for combining timeless craftsmanship with superior quality and contemporary design to produce exquisite jewellery, elegant silverware, watches and glassware.
Jonathan Mappin opened his first small silversmith workshop in Sheffield in 1774 and the following year the Mappin mark was entered at the assay office. Over the next fifteen years Jonathan Mappin’s reputation for producing high quality silver spread throughout Sheffield. From these humble beginnings the business grew steadily and soon the next generation were expanding the business further
The first store was opened in London in 1849 at 17 Fore Street and was soon followed by stores in Moorgate and King William Street. In 1858, following rapid expansion of the Sheffield factory, John Newton Mappin invited his brother-in-law, George Webb to join him in the business. The first association of Mappin & Webb was forged.
Mappin & Webb is one of the UK’s leading retailers of fine jewellery and silverware. Today, it is renowned for combining timeless craftsmanship with superior quality and contemporary design to produce exquisite jewellery, elegant silverware, watches and glassware.
Today Mappin & Webb is silversmith to Her Majesty the Queen and to His Royal Highness Prince of Wales.
Our reference: A1376