Victorian Solid Silver Large Fruit Bowl 1894 Hallmarked Sheffield Sterling Nr
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Victorian Solid Silver Large Fruit Bowl 1894 Hallmarked Sheffield Sterling Nr:
VICTORIAN Solid Silver LARGE FRUIT BOWL 1894 Hallmarked Sheffield Sterling NR
13+ troy oz - ATKIN BROS - Super Condition - PEDESTAL
This is a really stunning ANTIQUE VICTORIAN solid sterling silver LARGE fruit bowl or rose bowl that was made in Sheffield, England in 1894 by the illustrious Victorian silversmiths, ATKIN BROTHERS at their Matilda Street workshops. It has a beautiful circular design with beautiful edge decoration, has lovely half reeded and embossed decoration to the sides and is raised on a substantial pedestal base. It measures8" in diameter and stands4 7/8" high. It is VERY substantial - it weighs407.0 grams - which iswell over 13troy oz. It is engraved to the cartouche with the intertwined initials HR.
It is in very good condition for its age with just the usual surface scratching, almost NO dings, NO dents and almost NO distortion - SUPERB - just the usual stress cracking to the rim. This beautiful piece is hallmarked withHA, crown, lion passant (sterling silver assay mark),b showing that it was hallmarked in Sheffield in 1894. I have shown the hallmark so that you can make up your own mind. This is a really super quality IMPRESSIVE VICTORIAN piece afteralmost 120 years in a fantastic design - I'm afraid that my pictures do not really do it justice!!! Postage will be 6.00GBP both within the UK and to international destinations.
Please note that the primary postage costs are for second class (or standard parcels service if the postage cost is over 6.00GBP) within the UK or surface mail to international destinations. First class post usually adds 50% to the quoted postage cost while airmail is typically double the cost of surface mail. If you want to know about the timescales and charges by Royal Mail then I suggest you look at http://www.royalmail.com. Please wait for my invoice with postage options that will be sent very soon after the sale finishes!
If you win more than one of my sales, I am happy to combine packaging to reduce postage costs.
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