Antique Victorian Silver Plated Shell Folding Biscuit Box Fenton Brothers 19thC

GBP 775.00

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Object Description

This is a highly decorative Antique Victorian silver plated folding biscuit box, the base bearing the makers’ mark of the renowned silversmiths Fenton Brothers of Sheffield, England, circa 1890 in date and bearing the registration number 3549 as well as the diamond mark.

It has a plain shell-shaped body sitting in a cast frame with remarkably chased branch supports and the original interior features elegant hand-pierced dividers.

The opening mechanism is as intricate as the shell decoration, it opens out into two halves and is held shut by gorgeous laurel wreath loose ring handles at the top.

This wonderful container could house anything from sweets to biscuits or trinkets.

Whatever you choose to store in this lovely item you are sure to do it in style.

Condition:
In really excellent condition, please see photos for confirmation.

Dimensions in cm:
Height 23 x Width 19 x Depth 15

Dimensions in inches:
Height 9.1 x Width 7.5 x Depth 5.9

FENTON BROTHERS LTD, Sheffield

Firm established in 1875 at South Moor Works, East Street, Sheffield by John Frederick Fenton and Frank Fenton. The firm was converted into a limited liability company in 1896 under the style Fenton Brothers Ltd.

Our reference: 09988

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