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Sterling Silver and Enamel Vesta Case - Antique Victorian (1897)

A fine and impressive antique Victorian English sterling silver and enamel envelope style vesta case; an addition to our silver case collection

SKU: W8306
Price: £1,295.00
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Sterling Silver and Enamel Vesta Case - Antique Victorian (1897)
Sterling Silver and Enamel Vesta Case - Antique Victorian (1897)
Sterling Silver and Enamel Vesta Case - Antique Victorian (1897)
Sterling Silver and Enamel Vesta Case - Antique Victorian (1897)
Sterling Silver and Enamel Vesta Case - Antique Victorian (1897)
Sterling Silver and Enamel Vesta Case - Antique Victorian (1897)
Sterling Silver and Enamel Vesta Case - Antique Victorian (1897)
Sterling Silver and Enamel Vesta Case - Antique Victorian (1897)
Sterling Silver and Enamel Vesta Case - Antique Victorian (1897)
Sterling Silver and Enamel Vesta Case - Antique Victorian (1897)
Sterling Silver and Enamel Vesta Case - Antique Victorian (1897)
Sterling Silver and Enamel Vesta Case - Antique Victorian (1897)
Sterling Silver and Enamel Vesta Case - Antique Victorian (1897)
Sterling Silver and Enamel Vesta Case - Antique Victorian (1897)
Sterling Silver and Enamel Vesta Case - Antique Victorian (1897)
Sterling Silver and Enamel Vesta Case - Antique Victorian (1897)
Sterling Silver and Enamel Vesta Case - Antique Victorian (1897)
Sterling Silver and Enamel Vesta Case - Antique Victorian (1897)
Sterling Silver and Enamel Vesta Case - Antique Victorian (1897)
Sterling Silver and Enamel Vesta Case - Antique Victorian (1897)

Description


This fine antique Victorian English sterling silver vesta case has a plain rectangular form.


The body of this Victorian vesta case is embellished with an impressive rectangular white enamel panel with one cut corner resembling the curled corner of a sheet of paper.


The decoration to the enamel panel incorporates black script displaying, in an envelope style, ‘Paul E. Schweder’ to the centre and ‘4 Egerton Place. S.W.’ to the lower edge.


This antique vesta case is fitted with a plain hinged cover to one side and has a serrated panel/match striker to the other.


The posterior surface and ends of the case are plain and unembellished.


Learn about the history of antique vesta cases


Date: 1897

Condition


This antique Victorian vesta case is an exceptional gauge of silver, fine quality and in exceptional presentation condition.

There are some surface blemishes in keeping with age; this does not detract from the aesthetically pleasing appearance of the piece.

The enamel is in perfect condition.

Full hallmarks struck to the posterior surface of the case are all very clear.


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


Dimensions


Length 5.4cm/2.1"

Width 3.2cm/1.3"

Height 0.9cm/0.4"


Weight


1.6 troy ounce/50.4g


 
 
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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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