Sterling Silver Card Case - Aesthetic Style - Antique Victorian. This exceptional antique sterling silver card case has a rectangular form with rounded corners. The anterior surface of this Victorian card case is embellished with a fine and impressive bright cut engraved stemmed floral and foliate designs to the right hand portion accented with an fan design to the upper corner, all in the iconic Aesthetic style.
The lower left portion of the body is embellished with a geometric grid design in addition to simplified octofoil motifs. The case features impressive inlay copper bands paralleling the subdivision of grid pattern and incorporates an impressive, applied central copper medallion depicting birds wading in the water to the base of a cloud encompassed volcano. The posterior surface of this antique Victorian case is embellished with a simple paralleling border accented with eight fleur-de-lis style foliate motifs; this ornamentation continues across to the plain cover. The rounded sides of this silver case are plain and unembellished.
This antique card case is fitted with a hinged hallmarked cover embellished with a horizontal inlaid copper band flanked with bright cut engraved geometric interlocking decoration and scalloped floral motifs. This exceptional Aesthetic style card case is the finest of its type you could hope to acquire. This antique Victorian card case is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition. The applied decoration is very sharp and the bright cut engraved decoration is very crisp.
Full hallmarks struck to the surface of the rim are all very clear. Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this piece of Victorian silverware. 3.2 troy ounces/99.5g. Maker : Charles Faraday & Samuel Davey. We are dedicated to ensuring the highest possible quality service to our customers, always going above and beyond!
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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 "Sterling Silver Card Case Aesthetic Style Antique Victorian" is in sale since Wednesday, February 3, 2016. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Solid Silver\Card Cases".The seller is "acsilver925" and is located in Newcastle upon Tyne. This item can be shipped worldwide.