Pair Of Victorian Shell Dishes

GBP 495.00

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Object Description

A pretty pair of small sterling silver dishes of shell form, each with a shell handle and raised on small hoof feet. Gilt interiors. Suitable for butter or sweets. Engraved to the front with a matching crest.
Weight 197 grams, 6.3 troy ounces.
Tops measure 10 x 11.3 cm.
London 1845/7.
Maker Daniel & Charles Houle.

Daniel & Charles Houle, London silversmiths working mid 19th century

Object Condition

The silver dishes are in good condition. Stamped underneath with a full set of English silver hallmarks dates 1845 and 1847. The gilding is a bit worn. The engravings still have definition with some wear.

Object Details

Dealer Opening Times

By appointment only.

Dealer Contact

+44 (0)207 288 1939
+44 (0)7904 297419

Dealer Location

Vault 31-32
The London Silver Vaults
53-64 Chancery Lane
London WC2A 1QS

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