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SOLD - Sterling Silver and Ivory Handled Trowel - Antique Victorian

A fine and impressive antique Victorian English sterling silver and ivory handled presentation trowel; an addition to our diverse silverware collection

SKU: W7281
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SOLD - Sterling Silver and Ivory Handled Trowel - Antique Victorian
SOLD - Sterling Silver and Ivory Handled Trowel - Antique Victorian

Description


This fine antique Victorian presentation sterling silver and ivory trowel has an angular triangle shaped blade.


The anterior face of the blade is embellished with bright cut engraved scroll and leaf decoration incorporating bordered floral designs and the presentation inscription:


‘Presented to Mrs. E. Stansfield by the Young Men’s Class On her laying the Foundation Stone of the Extension of the Wesleyan Mission Room. St Anns on the Sea. September 11th 1897’


The reverse of the blade is plain and unembellished.


The trowel is fitted with an impressive turned carved ivory handle and embellished with a simplified leaf bolster and band of bead decoration.


The ferrule is encircled with a bright cut engraved undulating band accented with a leaf motif to the anterior surface.


Date: 1893

Condition


This impressive antique presentation trowel is a very good gauge of silver, fine quality and in excellent presentation condition.

The bright cut engraved decoration is very crisp.

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


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


Dimensions


Length 28cm/11"

Length of blade 16.3cm/6.4"

Width 9.1cm/3.6"


View our full range of ivory handled silverware at AC Silver

 
 
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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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