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Exceptional English Victorian Sterling Silver Cake Trowel / Server For Sale
LARGE AND EXCEPTIONAL ENGLISH VICTORIAN STERLING SILVER CAKE
TROWEL, LONDON 1871.
I am quite pleased to offer this beautiful heavy weight Victorian
sterling silver cake trowel made by John, Edward, Walter and JohnBarnard (Barnard and Sons)at their
London firm in 1871. The has extensive
chasing on the top side and beautiful scroll work wherethe the handle is
attachment. The handle is the original “Ox
Bone” of the period (See photos of the handle).
This piece is also ideal for serving pastries or party sandwiches.
This fine piece of English silver is approximately 12.5
inches in length and 4.25 inches at its widest point. Trowel blade section is 7.75 inches in length
and 4.25 inches at its widest point. The
“Ox Bone” handle is approximately 4 inches in length and 1.25 inches in
Made of heavy gauge sterling, it weighs approximately 288
grams including the “Ox Bone” handle.
The piece is fully hallmarked as shown in the photo. Hallmarks are located on the back side of the
trowel blade and are: lion head for
London, date letter “q” for 1871, maker’s mark for John, Edward, Walter and John
Banard, lion passant for sterling and Victoria’s head duty mark.
Condition: The piece
is in good condition with the normal light surface scratches and very minor
bumps consistent with the age of the piece.
There are no monograms or crest on the piece. No evidence of crest or monogram removals in
the past. No evidence of repairs and there
are no pin holes or splits. Again, the
overall condition is very good. The
handle has no evidence of splits or repairs.
This piece of Victorian silver would be a unique addition to
Please feel free to contact me if you should have any
questions or require additional photos.
make great effort to accurately describe each item listed. Returns are
accepted, if either condition, country of origin or dating is significantly
incorrect. Please study the photos which show the hallmarks as described.
Return Policy: Remember, the item
is an antique. Hence, it will have an expected amount of wear from normal use. I described the condition honestly and as
well as I can in detail. Again, if you
have questions or would like more photos, ask before offerding. As
such, returning an item because I failed to mention the tiniest bit of wear, or
barely discernible flaw is not acceptable. Nor do I accept returns based on
buyer's remorse. Nor change of taste, or because a buyer did not realize how “big”
or "small" the stated dimension really is.
By placing a offer, buyers outside of the U.S.acknowledge that they are responsible for all possible
custom / import fees.
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Exceptional English Victorian Sterling Silver Cake Trowel / Server: $410