Sterling Silver Suitcase Vesta Case - Antique Victorian (1884)

GBP 2,450.00

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Object Description

An exceptional, fine and impressive, rare antique Victorian English sterling silver vesta case in the form of a suitcase; an addition to our Victorian silverware collection

This exceptional antique Victorian sterling silver vesta case is realistically modelled in the form of a suitcase.

The surface of the body is embellished with details reproducing the features of the suitcase’s straps, buckles, handle and rivets.

The anterior surface of the luggage is ornamented with an impressive hot enamel panel replicating the overlaid travel label incorporating the elucidating wording ‘Mid RV, Bath’.

This exceptional and rare silver vesta case is fitted with a hinged cover to one end; this utilises the raised strap as a rounded thumbpiece.

The case opens to reveal the original gilding.

This impressive sterling silver vesta case has an applied oval serrated panel/match striker to the underside.

Dimensions
Length 3.6cm/1.4″
Width 1.1cm/0.4″
Height 2.2cm/0.9″

Weight
0.6 troy ounce/19g

Object History

Maker: S. Blanckensee & Sons Ltd.
Date: 1884
Origin: Birmingham, England

Object Literature

WORLDWIDE POSTAGE/SHIPPING

FREE OF CHARGE to all customers – including national and international deliveries.

Dispatch is either the same or next working day once a payment is received.

INSURANCE IN TRANSIT

Insurance cover is provided FREE OF CHARGE for items up to the value of £30,000.

All items are fully insured and sent at the risk of AC Silver.

Complimentary insurance valuation with images and text is provided with your purchase

Object Condition

This rare silver vesta case is a superior gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition. Full hallmarks struck to the surface of the rim are all very clear; the hallmarks are deeply struck due to the superior gauge of silver.

Object Details

Dealer Opening Times

By appointment only.

Dealer Contact

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+44 (0)191 240 2645
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Dealer Location

35b St Georges Terrace
Jesmond
NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE
Tyne and Wear
UK
NE2 2SU

Tel: +44 (0) 191 240 2645

Fax: +44 (0) 191 240 2647

VAT: GB 500 0310 42

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