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Antique Norwegian Solid Silver 2 Handle Cup Or Bowl By Kristian Hestenes C. 1910 For Sale

Antique Norwegian Solid Silver 2 Handle Cup Or Bowl By Kristian Hestenes C. 1910


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Antique Norwegian Solid Silver Relief Dragon Handle Ceremonial Drinking Cup or Bowl from Bergen 1910

This superb antique two handle drinking cup 5 inches or 127 mm across from one dragon style handle to the other by 4 1/4 inches or 108 mm across the width of its body from side to side and it stands 3 3/4 inches or 96 mm tall to the tops of its handles.

The cup or bowl is made from 146.3 grams of solid silver in a circularcauldron like shape that stands on a raised flaring circular foot and it has an externally rolled upper rim over an embossed or raised relief and engraved decorative band that runs around both sides of the upper body, the cup or bowl has a wonderful pierced, raised relief and engrave decorated Norwegian stylized dragons head on either side of its upper body and it has Not been engraved with a previous owners initials or family monogram all as photographed below, the underside of the body has been impressed with the Norwegian 830S standard solid silver mark along with the K H initials and Bergen silversmith or makers marks of Kristian M Hestenes again as photographed below and I estimate that this two handle ceremonial drinking cup or table bowl was made circa 1900 - 1920.

Thecondition is used and near Mint for its age.

The Ceremonial Cup or Bowl has No Dents, No Splits, No Cracks, NoHolesand No Repairsthat I can find, the cup or bowl stands straight, the decoration and definition is very crisp, the cup or bowl holds liquid without leaking, the Norwegian silver and makers marks are still clearlylegible although as the cup or bowl isausedantique itdoes have some extremelyminor surface marks and wear from use along with the patina of age that isto be expectedanda gentle clean would notgo amiss. PersonallyI think that this antique cup or bowl can still be usedtoday andthat it would make a superb addition to any cabinet collection, I also thinkthatits a very tactile antique object to handle and that it looks absolutely is fantasticconsidering thatit's around100or soyearsold.

This Superb Quality Antique NorwegianSolid SilverRelief Dragon Handle Ceremonial Drinking Cup or Bowl by K MHestenes of Bergen circa 1910 is oneof several piecesof antique and collectable silver that I have also listed.

( Please take a moment to look at my other items )

Iam selling itwith a VeryLow starting price and .

Don't miss out to a last second offer !!!...

Thank you for your interest.


All International Buyers are asked to pay by PayPal, if this is not possible then please contact me by using the ASK SELLER A QUESTION link at the bottom of this page with enough time before the end of the sale to arrange an alternative method of payment, I am sorry but I can Only accept personal cheques/checks or cashiers cheques/checks that are drawn from a U.K Bank Account in GBP or Great British Pounds Sterling. All U.K Buyers can pay by PayPal or you have the additional options to pay by Personal Cheque, Postal Order or BACS Bank to Bank Transfer, if a U.K buyer chooses one of the additional payment methods please contact me after the sale of your item or items just to advise me of your prefered method of payment and I will send you the relavant details by return message so that payment can be made.
All purchases will normally be sent within 24 hours of recieving cleared funds, purchases that are paid for on U.K public holidays and weekends will be sent on the first available day that Royal Mail is open for business. All items purchased are sent in new packaging with internal protected by a form of Recorded Delivery that is Insured and tracked for its journey requiring a signature upon arrival. I do understand that this method of shipping is not the cheapest although it is the only way that items sent comply with the and PayPal protection policies, the actual shipping cost for each parcel sent will be printed by Royal Mail on the shipping or postage label so that customers can see that I do Not earn a profit from packing and postage. If more than one item is purchased you will reveive an invoice that will include all purchases and a discounted shipping or postage cost as I always discount combined or multiple purchases that are sent together in the same parcel.
ALL PURCHASES MUST BE PAID FOR WITHIN 7 DAYS OF THE END OF THE sale, if this is not possible then please contact me within 24 hours of a purchase so that any other arrangements can be made. Thank You.
I do my best to offer an an eclectic mix of Georgian, Victorian, Edwardian & 20th Century solid sterling silver and gold antiques, collectables, gifts and curios that are sourced from all over the U.K. I am proud of the products that I sell and endeavour to offer the traditional values of customer service along with the excitement and fun of the on line sale room !
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