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SOLD - Electroplated Silver Lobster Set - Boxed - Antique Victorian

A fine and impressive antique Victorian English electroplated silver lobster set – boxed; an addition to our diverse flatware collection

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SOLD - Electroplated Silver Lobster Set - Boxed - Antique Victorian
SOLD - Electroplated Silver Lobster Set - Boxed - Antique Victorian

Description


This fine antique Victorian electroplated lobster set consists of a claw cracker and lobster pick.


The large and impressive cracker handles have a shaped, compressed circular bead form.


The tapering serrated (functional) portion of the handles is embellished with a bright cut engraved stylised leaf motif decoration to the sides and thumbpieces.


The hinge is further ornamented with bright cut engraved flower motifs.


The anterior surface of the large lobster pick is embellished with bright cut engraved decoration depicting a ship on water to the shaped central portion and a fish entwined around a trident to the scoop.


The reverse surface of the pick is plain and unembellished, apart from the electroplater’s mark.


This lobster set is fitted to the original hinged leatherette box with satin and velvet lined interior and secures with a push fit catch.


Condition


The pieces of this antique lobster set are a very good gauge of silver, fine quality and in excellent presentation condition.

The box is in excellent presentation condition with slight signs of wear to the interior in keeping with age.

The bright cut engraved decoration to the silverware is very crisp.

Full hallmarks struck to the reverse of the lobster pick are very clear.


Reflections in photography may detract from the true representation of these pieces of Victorian silverware.


Dimensions


Claw Cracker

Total length 23.8cm/9.5"

Length of handle 12cm/4.9”


Lobster Pick

Total length 25.8cm/10.2"

Width 2cm/0.8"


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Andrew Campbell started trading in Antique Silver in the 1970's. Initially, Andrew lived in the South of England, travelling the country, searching for items of silver to buy. Andrew sold these items at various London markets and antique fairs. Over time, and through selling at a range of venues, Andrew built up a large and diverse customer base from private buyers to national and international trade customers.
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