This exceptional antique Victorian sterling silver vesta case has been realistically modelled in the form of an owl.
This impressive antique vesta case is embellished with chased decoration replicating the features of the owl's plumage and anatomical features.
The underside of the case incorporates a serrated panel/match striker.
The case is fitted with a hinged hallmarked cover/head; this is facilitated with a thumbpiece modelled in the form of the owl's beak.
The cover/owl's head retains the original bead eyes.
This exceptional antique sterling silver owl vesta case is the finest of its type you could hope to acquire.