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German Sterling Silver Card/Menu Holders - Antique 1905

An exceptional, fine and impressive pair of antique German cast sterling silver card/menu holders; an addition to our animal related silverware collection

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German Sterling Silver Card/Menu Holders - Antique 1905
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German Sterling Silver Card/Menu Holders - Antique 1905
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German Sterling Silver Card/Menu Holders - Antique 1905
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German Sterling Silver Card/Menu Holders - Antique 1905

Description


These exceptional German cast sterling silver menu holders have been realistically modelled in the form of two figures in period, 18th century attire.


The surface of one piece is embellished with a gentleman figure raising a filled glass, stood in front of a balustrade with an array of floral and fruit ornamentation around a bottle and further glasses.


The second holder is modelled in the form of a maiden walking down some stairs carrying a tea tray.


These antique silver menu holders are further ornamented with large scrolling leaf designs to the lower portion.


These exceptional examples of antique silver are fitted with hinged hallmarked supports to the posterior surfaces.


The hallmarks struck to the strut and surface of these impressive antique menu holders include:

Maker's mark: n (Ludwig Neresheimer & Co. Hanau, Germany)

Importer's mark: BM (B Muller & Son (Berthold Muller)

Import mark: Chester, England

Silver quality/purity mark: .925 (sterling standard)

Import date mark: E (1905)


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Date: 1905

Condition


These antique silver menu holders are an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition.

The cast decoration is all very sharp.

The import hallmarks struck to the surface of each holder and strut, in addition to Hanau hallmarks to the stand are all very clear.


Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of these pieces of antique silverware.


Dimensions


Male Figure

Height 9.2cm/3.6"

Width 6.2cm/2.4"

Depth 0.9cm/0.4"


Female Figure

Height 8.8cm/3.5"

Width 7cm/2.8"

Depth 0.8cm/0.3"


Weight


2.3 troy ounces/71.8g


 
 
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Andrew Campbell started trading in antiques during the 1970s. 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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