Antique Victorian Sterling Silver and Enamel Vesta Case by Lawrence Emanuel 1891. An exceptional, fine and impressive antique Victorian English sterling silver and enamel vesta case; an addition to our range of collectable silver cases.This exceptional antique Victorian silver vesta case has a plain rectangular form. The body of the vesta case is ornamented with an impressive rectangular white enamel panel incorporating black script displaying'Just it up again' segmented with an illustration of a pitchfork; it can be determined this agricultural tool to symbolises the word'dig'. The case is fitted with a plain hinged cover to one end and has a serrated panel/match striker to the other. The posterior surface and rounded sides of this impressive Victorian silver vesta case is plain and unembellished. This Victorian vesta case is a very good gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in excellent condition. There is a surface blemish near the hinge of the case, this does not detract from the aesthetically pleasing appearance of the piece.
The enamel panel is in perfect condition; there are some surface blemishes in keeping with age. Full hallmarks struck to the surface of the case and part hallmarks to the interior of the cover are all very clear; the first portion of the maker's mark to the posterior surface has wear in keeping with age and location but remains legible. Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this example of antique Victorian silverware. 0.7 troy ounces/22.9g. We are dedicated to ensuring the highest possible quality service to our customers, always going above and beyond!
See the tabs below to read more about our policies. Andrew Campbell founder and owner of AC Silver has been dealing in antique diamond & gemstone jewellery and antique sterling silver since 1977. In addition to his high quality Newcastle-based shop, Andrew has developed what is now an established and internationally recognised online store. For more details see our About Us.FREE OF CHARGE to all customers - including national and international deliveries. The item "Antique Victorian Sterling Silver and Enamel Vesta Case by Lawrence Emanuel 1891" is in sale since Sunday, August 6, 2017. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Solid Silver\Cigarette/Vesta Cases". The seller is "acsilver925" and is located in Newcastle upon Tyne. This item can be shipped worldwide.