Outstanding antique sterling silver book cover, marked "COMMON PRAYER" on the top of spine. It covers front and back of book with a simple latch closure on side.
The cover has ornate repousse flower design, all hand chased with fine tool and hammer marks. On front cover, inside large cartouche surrounded by flowers, there is a large fancy entwined script monogram.
Back cover is engraved "Xmas 1891" inside a matching cartouche. Book cover measures 5" x 3-1/4" and will hold book 1/2 thick.There are grooves inside cover to hold the actual book cover in place. I cannot find any marks, has been tested (twice, and jeweler x-rayed) and guaranteed solid 925 sterling. Weighs 172.46 grams, over 6 oz. Excellent antique condition, no problems or damage.
The item "Antique 1891 STERLING SILVER REPOUSSE BOOK COVER Common Prayer Bible diary" is in sale since Friday, January 8, 2021. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Sterling Silver (.925)\Other Antique Sterling Silver"." and is located in Royal Oak, Michigan. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Antigua and barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Montserrat, Turks and caicos islands, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Viet nam, Uruguay.