Antique Solid Sterling Silver Victorian Bon Bon Dish - 1891 - London Hallmark For SaleAntique Victorian Silver Bon Bon Dish - Hallmarked London 1891Relisted due to non-paying buyer
Here we have for sale this exquisite little solid silver bon bon, or sweet dish, made in London in 1891 by William Comyns & Sons, of Beak Street W1. In lovely condition, with no damage that we can see, it is a little footed dish, with highly detailed, intricate pierced designs all over, except for the very bottom of the bowl. It also bears the stamp of the retailers, Carrington & Co, of Regent Street.
It weighs 110g and measures 13cm diameter (main bowl), 7cm diameter (foot) and is 3.5cm high. We hope that it can find a home with a collector of such lovely, antique silverware. We recently saw a slightly larger dish with the exact same design, made by William Comyns and with a date a few years later than this one, for sale in an antique dealer's in Bakewell for £268.
We have set a genuine low starting price with , in the hope that it will generate a lot of interest and help us to raise much needed funds for Age UK South Lakeland.
We are happy to ship abroad - however, certain countries do not allow the import of precious metals and if your country is one of those, sadly, if you win, we will be unable to send it. So far, we know that we cannot send this to Australia or China - please check if you are unsure and we can check your country for you.
Any questions, please ask.
IMPORTANT!!Please read before offerding
Due to Royal Mail's new weight and sizing restrictions, we will send your item by one of a number of methods - please check the listing for details. Small Parcels and Large Letters will continue to be sent via Royal Mail. Medium Parcels (over 8cm in thickness) will be sent by 2-3 day courier to keep costs down, as the new prices mean that postage costs have more than doubled (most parcels previously £2.70 now cost £5.65!)
Pleasedo not mark us down in your ratings for postage cost - we do not make any money on postage and what you have paid is - to within a few pence - what it has actually cost to post your item. It only takes 3 bad ratings in a year for us to lose our Top Seller status.
We reserve the right to ask for extra postage costs for certain UK postcodes, if not using Royal Mail - i.e. courier charges to offshore islands or Northern Ireland cost us extra.
The items sold by AgeUKSouth Lakelandare donated to us by members of the public.We have checked them for damage and described them accurately to the best of our ability, but we are not experts!Please ask us if you have any questions, or if something isn’t clear and we will get back to you as soon as is possible, although that may not be the same day.
We are also pleased to hear from any experts who may wish to add information about the items we're selling. All proceeds from this sale will be used by AgeUKfor providing resources for local older people in the South LakelandArea,Cumbria.
It is a rare occurrence, but if you have bought an item and are having problems with it, please contact us first so that we can rectify whatever problem you are having.As a charity, we are reliant on our continued good response to maintain our reputation – therefore, please allow us to resolve any problems before leaving anything other than positive response.
Please leave positive response if you are satisfied with the transaction. We will regard this as the end of the transaction from your point of view. If you're not happy, please contact us and we will try to rectify the situation. We will leave positive response for you as soon as we can, at which point we will consider the transaction fully completed.
FOLLOW US ON TWITTER!
This item has been shown times.