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SOLD - Sterling Silver Gilt and Enamel Bowl - Antique Victorian

An exceptional, impressive and unusual antique Victorian English sterling silver gilt and enamel bowl; an addition to our diverse enamel collection

SKU: A2974
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SOLD - Sterling Silver Gilt and Enamel Bowl - Antique Victorian
SOLD - Sterling Silver Gilt and Enamel Bowl - Antique Victorian

Description


This antique Victorian sterling silver gilt bowl has a circular rounded form onto a circular spreading foot.


The body of the bowl is embellished with shaped panels incorporating chased scrolling leaf decoration and two shaped cartouches.


One side of this impressive Victorian bowl displays a fine enamel and bright cut engraved scene from the Shakespearean play "As You Like It" depicting Rosalind, Celia and Touchstone wandering in the Forest of Arden.


This cartouche is further embellished with the engraved wording 'As You Like It, Act 2nd Scene 4th' to the lower portion.


The large shaped cartouche to the other side of the bowl remains vacant.


The monteith style decorated rim of this Victorian bowl is embellished with scrolling leaf and stylised bud chased decoration on a matte background.


The foot of this bowl is embellished with a broad band of undulating chased decoration.


The well of this antique bowl is plain and unembellished.


This impressive bowl retains the original parcel gilt finish.


This unusual Victorian bowl is completely original and an exceptional example of its type.


Date: 1883

Condition


This antique bowl is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional presentation condition.

The chased decoration is very sharp and the bright cut engraved decoration is very crisp.

The enamel panel is in perfect condition.

Full hallmarks struck to the underside of the bowl are all very clear.


Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this piece of Victorian silverware.


Dimensions


Diameter 13.5cm/5.3"

Diameter of base 9.1cm/3.6”

Height 10.2/4"


 
 
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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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