Sale 21SS01 | Lot 1012

Group of Four Victorian Sterling Silver Card Cases

Catalogue: The Joseph & Miriam Poser Collection of Silver Card Cases, Vesta & Matchsafes
Group of Four Victorian Sterling Silver Card Cases

Lot Details

Lot 1012
Group of Four Victorian Sterling Silver Card Cases
Various makers, 1850-1899
Comprising one marked Edward Smith, London, 1859, shaped rectangular with panels of foliate scrolls, height 3 7/8 inches (9.8 cm); one marked Nathaniel Mills, Birmingham, 1850, shaped rectangular with panels of engine turned decoration centering a canal scene, height 4 inches (10 cm); another marked George Unite, Birmingham, 1899 rectangular engraved with foliate scrolls, height 3 3/4 inches (10 cm); and the last marked Aston & Son, Birmingham, 1860, shaped rectangular with overall interlocking pattern, height 4 inches (10 cm), total approximately 8 ounces.

The Joseph and Miriam Poser Collection


C Estate of Miriam S. Poser

Estimate: $400 - $600
Sold for $882 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Edward Smith, London, 1859 - good condition overall; clearly hallmarked; good detail to decoration; medallions blank, but no sign of erasure

Nathaniel Mills, Birmingham, 1850 - good condition overall; clearly hallmarked; good detail to decoration; small bruises to edges

George Unite, Birmingham, 1899 - good condition overall; clearly hallmarked; good detail to decoration; engraved Gothic monogram ???; the reverse cartouche blank but no sign of erasure

Aston & Son, Birmingham, 1860 - generally good condition overall; clearly hallmarked; the center with slight spring

248.8 grams


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Estimate: $400 - $600
Sold for $882 (includes buyer's premium)

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The Joseph & Miriam Poser Collection of Silver Card Cases, Vesta & Matchsafes

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