Antique 1916 Lionel Alfred Crichton London Sterling Silver Clothes Brush | Sc
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Antique 1916 Lionel Alfred Crichton London Sterling Silver Clothes Brush | Sc :
Up for sale is an antique 1916 sterling silver clothes brush from London by Lionel Alfred Crichton.Lionel Alfred Crichton (1866-1938) and his brother, Philip Alexander Solomon Phillips (1867-1934) established their business at London in the 1890's. In c.1908 they were joined by Edward Richard du Parcq who supervised their New York branch that opened in 1909. In 1913 they extended their American operations by opening a branch in Chicago. The firm were well known for supplying the highest quality antique silverware, and reproductions of such pieces. Crichton Brothers take a foremost place as specialists in Old English silver, their collection of which is regarded as one of the finest and most representative to be seen at any house of business.
The clothes brushmeasures 7-1/4" long, 2-5/8" wide and the brush weighs 242g. The back of the brush has a fantastic etched Family coat of arms.
The edge of the piece is stamped with the assay hallmarks: 'LAC' (Lionel Alfred Crichton) contained within an oblong punch with clipped corners, the sterling lion passant, the assay city (London) hallmark and the date hallmark of lower case "a" indicating the year 1916.
The brush is in great condition with minimal signs of wear including the bristles. There are no missing bristles and they still hold strong.
Please view our other items from this matching vanity set; Smaller 1900s Clothes Brush, 1915 Hair Brush, 1916 Perfume Bottle A, 1916 Perfume Bottle B, 1916 Vanity Mirror, 1915 Ring Tray, 1915 Powder Box A, 1915 Powder Box B,
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