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Sterling Silver Photograph Frame - Antique Victorian (1900)

An exceptional, fine and impressive antique Victorian English sterling silver photograph frame made by William Comyns & Sons; an addition to our ornamental silverware collection

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Sterling Silver Photograph Frame - Antique Victorian (1900)
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Sterling Silver Photograph Frame - Antique Victorian (1900)
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Sterling Silver Photograph Frame - Antique Victorian (1900)
Cast Sterling Silver Photo Frame
Sterling Silver Photograph Frame - Antique Victorian (1900)

Description


This exceptional antique Victorian cast sterling silver photo frame has a triangular shaped form with three stylised heart shaped internal windows.


The surface of this antique photograph frame is embellished with scrolling leaf and bird ornamentation, accented with simplified floral designs.


The upper portion of the frame incorporates a scrolling leaf bordered vacant cartouche, supported by two winged putto*.


This Victorian photograph frame retains the original velvet back and hinged strut, securing with two swivel catches.


This antique frame is inset with a removable glass panel.


* In art and culture, a putto (plural: putti) is a chubby male child, usually nude and occasionally bearing wings.


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Date: 1900

Condition


This antique cast sterling silver photo frame is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional presentation condition.

The original velvet covering to the back and strut shows signs of wear in keeping with age, however can be considered to be in presentation condition.

The cast decoration is sharp.

Full hallmarks struck to the surface of the rim are all clear.


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


Dimensions


Height 11.5cm/4.5"

Width 12cm/4.7"

Height of internal window 3.7cm/1.5"

Width of internal window 3.2cm/1.3"

Depth 2.3cm/0.9"


 
 
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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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