Rare Large Collection Antique Pique Shell Solid Silver Items
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Rare Large Collection Antique Pique Shell Solid Silver Items :
Rare a large Collection of Antique Pique Shell Solid silver itemsfive have magnificent Silver inlay on the Real shell the shell is a fantastic colour with a stunning patination . Five of the items are from the same set . The other items are from another set and they look like silver plate to me and that is how i purchaced them . The set of five with the silver inlay are solid silver with Birmingham hall marks and made in 1923 as seen the two small brushes from that set are not hall marked as the silver inlay is exactly the same they too must be solid silver the two large brushes are hall marked on the edge of each brush .Every single piece is in very good not damaged condition no Spilts cracks chips and not repaired . The bevelled edge glass mirror is all perfect no Foxing to the glass . It total there is 9 Fantastic fine quality items The set of five is 100% real Pique shell the others are faux shell . All the brushes have genuine Bristles . You will never see a collection like this ever again.
The hand mirror is 10.5 " long by 5.5 " wide and heavy. The two larger brushes are10.3" long by 3 " wide. The two smaller brushes are 6.3 " long by 1.6 " wide. The combe is 7.3 " long by 1.5 " the combe is marked epns and all intact . The hair tidy is 2.3 " tall by 2.6 " wide. The Jewellery box with the blue inside is 1.2 " tall by 2.8 " wide. The pin dish is 3.3 " wide 1/2 " tall. All the sizes are in inches and are approx sizes. They are a combined weight of over 4 lbs.