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Sterling Silver, Cut Glass and Enamel Biscuit Barrel - Antique George V (1925)

An exceptional, fine and impressive antique George V English sterling silver, cut glass and enamel biscuit barrel; an addition to our silver mounted glass collection

SKU: A9423
Price: £1,795.00
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Sterling Silver, Cut Glass and Enamel Biscuit Barrel - Antique George V (1925)
Sterling Silver, Cut Glass and Enamel Biscuit Barrel - Antique George V (1925)
Sterling Silver, Cut Glass and Enamel Biscuit Barrel - Antique George V (1925)
Sterling Silver, Cut Glass and Enamel Biscuit Barrel - Antique George V (1925)
Sterling Silver, Cut Glass and Enamel Biscuit Barrel - Antique George V (1925)
Sterling Silver, Cut Glass and Enamel Biscuit Barrel - Antique George V (1925)
Sterling Silver, Cut Glass and Enamel Biscuit Barrel - Antique George V (1925)
Sterling Silver, Cut Glass and Enamel Biscuit Barrel - Antique George V (1925)
Sterling Silver, Cut Glass and Enamel Biscuit Barrel - Antique George V (1925)
Sterling Silver, Cut Glass and Enamel Biscuit Barrel - Antique George V (1925)
Sterling Silver, Cut Glass and Enamel Biscuit Barrel - Antique George V (1925)
Sterling Silver, Cut Glass and Enamel Biscuit Barrel - Antique George V (1925)
Sterling Silver, Cut Glass and Enamel Biscuit Barrel - Antique George V (1925)
Sterling Silver, Cut Glass and Enamel Biscuit Barrel - Antique George V (1925)
Sterling Silver, Cut Glass and Enamel Biscuit Barrel - Antique George V (1925)
Sterling Silver, Cut Glass and Enamel Biscuit Barrel - Antique George V (1925)
Sterling Silver, Cut Glass and Enamel Biscuit Barrel - Antique George V (1925)
Sterling Silver, Cut Glass and Enamel Biscuit Barrel - Antique George V (1925)
Sterling Silver, Cut Glass and Enamel Biscuit Barrel - Antique George V (1925)
Sterling Silver, Cut Glass and Enamel Biscuit Barrel - Antique George V (1925)

Description


This exceptional antique George V cut glass biscuit barrel has a circular rounded form.


The glass vessel is fitted with a plain cylindrical hallmarked sterling silver mount to the rim.


This antique biscuit barrel retains the original and exceptional push fit hallmarked circular cover embellished with blue hot enamel incorporating a gold, red, green and black floral ornamentation to the centre.


The cover is further ornamented with two simple offset scalloped borders accented with stylised leaf ornamentation to the outer circumference.


The impressive glass body is ornamented with large cut glass lozenge designs segmented with horizontal pales, in addition to a star cut motif to the underside.


Such examples incorporating a large enamel cover are rare to the market and highly desirable.


Read a brief history of silver biscuit boxes

Date: 1925

Condition


This antique biscuit barrel is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition.

The glass body and enamel cover are in perfect condition.

Full import hallmarks struck to the interior of the cover and to the surface of the mount are all very clear.


Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this antique silver and glassware.


Dimensions


Diameter 11.9cm/4.7"

Diameter of base 8cm/3.1"

Height 15.5cm/6.1"


 
 
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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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