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Sterling Silver Menu Holders - Antique George V (1912)

A fine and impressive set of four antique George V English sterling silver and wood menu holders in the form of a single barrelled cannon - boxed; an addition to our dining silverware collection

SKU: W9662
Price: £1,195.00
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Set of Four Sterling Silver Menu Holders
Sterling Silver Menu Holders - Antique George V (1912)
Set of Four Sterling Silver Menu Holders
Sterling Silver Menu Holders - Antique George V (1912)
Set of Four Sterling Silver Menu Holders
Sterling Silver Menu Holders - Antique George V (1912)
Set of Four Sterling Silver Menu Holders
Sterling Silver Menu Holders - Antique George V (1912)
Set of Four Sterling Silver Menu Holders
Sterling Silver Menu Holders - Antique George V (1912)
Set of Four Sterling Silver Menu Holders
Sterling Silver Menu Holders - Antique George V (1912)
Set of Four Sterling Silver Menu Holders
Sterling Silver Menu Holders - Antique George V (1912)
Set of Four Sterling Silver Menu Holders
Sterling Silver Menu Holders - Antique George V (1912)
Set of Four Sterling Silver Menu Holders
Sterling Silver Menu Holders - Antique George V (1912)
Set of Four Sterling Silver Menu Holders
Sterling Silver Menu Holders - Antique George V (1912)
Set of Four Sterling Silver Menu Holders
Sterling Silver Menu Holders - Antique George V (1912)
Set of Four Sterling Silver Menu Holders
Sterling Silver Menu Holders - Antique George V (1912)
Set of Four Sterling Silver Menu Holders
Sterling Silver Menu Holders - Antique George V (1912)

Description


These fine George V sterling silver menu holders have a rounded rectangular frame onto a plain rectangular base.


The holders are individually embellished with sterling silver single barrel cannon on a mound ornaments to the centre of the plain frames.


The cannon designs are ornamented with chased decoration to reproduce the details of the cannon's chains, rivets in the wheel and terrain texture to the mound.


Each holder is fitted to the original and impressive painted wood base, securing to the underside with two hallmarked wing nuts.


The underside of each base is fitted with the original leatherette covering and bears the retailer's mark 'Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Company Ltd, 112 Regent St, W'; these features are a sign of quality.


This impressive set of antique menu holders in sterling silver are fitted to the original hinged leatherette box with satin and velvet lined interior, securing with a push fit catch.


The interior of the box bears the retailer's mark 'By appointment to H.M. the King, The Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Company Ltd, 112 Regency St London'.


Learn more about the history of menu holders


Date: 1912

Condition


These antique menu holders in sterling silver are a very good gauge of silver, fine quality and in excellent presentation condition.

The box is also in excellent presentation condition, in keeping with age.

The chased decoration is very sharp.

Full hallmarks struck to the reverse of each support are all very clear.


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


Dimensions


Length 7cm/2.8"

Width 4.3cm/1.7"

Height 4.9cm/1.9"


Total Weight


An accurate weight of silver cannot be provided as each piece is mounted on a wooden base.


 
 
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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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