Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Gilt Sugar Sifter Spoon and Bowl
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Gilt Sugar Sifter Spoon and Bowl
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Gilt Sugar Sifter Spoon and Bowl
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Gilt Sugar Sifter Spoon and Bowl
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Gilt Sugar Sifter Spoon and Bowl
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Gilt Sugar Sifter Spoon and Bowl
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Gilt Sugar Sifter Spoon and Bowl
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Gilt Sugar Sifter Spoon and Bowl
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Gilt Sugar Sifter Spoon and Bowl
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Gilt Sugar Sifter Spoon and Bowl
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Gilt Sugar Sifter Spoon and Bowl
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Gilt Sugar Sifter Spoon and Bowl
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Gilt Sugar Sifter Spoon and Bowl
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Gilt Sugar Sifter Spoon and Bowl
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Gilt Sugar Sifter Spoon and Bowl
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Gilt Sugar Sifter Spoon and Bowl
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Gilt Sugar Sifter Spoon and Bowl
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Gilt Sugar Sifter Spoon and Bowl
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Gilt Sugar Sifter Spoon and Bowl

GOLDSMITHS AND SILVERSMITHS COMPANY (worked c.1880-1959)

Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Gilt Sugar Sifter Spoon and Bowl

1895 London

Offered by AC Silver

£1,195 gbp
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This exceptional antique Victorian sterling silver gilt teaware set consists of a sugar bowl and sifter spoon.

The bowl has a circular rounded form to a circular spreading foot.

The surface of the bowl is embellished with exceptional chased floral ornamentation accented with scroll designs, all on a matte background.

The decoration to the bowl incorporates a putto* design to one side and a scrolling leaf bordered cartouche to the other, displaying the contemporary bright cut engraved crest of a unicorn before trees.

The upper portion of this exceptional bowl is encircled with a broad plain border and the rim of the foot is encompassed with an applied decorated border.

The exceptional sugar sifter ladle is embellished with further putto and scrolling leaf ornamentation, reflecting the design to that of the bowl.

The shell shaped bowl is embellished with scrolling pierced 'sifter' holes to each scalloped flute.

The reverse surface of the terminal incorporates a cartouche displaying the aforementioned crest.

Each exceptional example of Victorian silverware retains the original gilding.

The underside of the sugar bowl bears the retailer's mark 'Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Compy, 112 Regent St'.

This antique sugar sifter spoon and bowl are fitted to the original, fine and impressive hinged leatherette box with satin and velvet lined interior securing with a push fit catch.

The interior of the box bears the retailer's mark 'Prize Medals Manufacturing, Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Company, 112 Regeny St. London'.

Each piece of this exceptional set was crafted by the renowned London silversmiths William Gibson & John Lawrence Langman of Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Co.

* In art and culture, a putto (plural: putti) is a chubby male child, usually nude and occasionally bearing wings.

Dimensions

Bowl
Diameter 10.4cm/4.1"
Diameter of foot 6.6cm/2.6"
Height 7.3cm/2.9"

Sifter Spoon
Length 12.5cm/4.9"
Length of handle 8.9cm/3.5"
Width of bowl 4cm/1.6"

Total Weight


6.6 troy ounces/205g

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Each piece of this antique teaware set is a superior gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional presentation condition.

The original box is in excellent presentation condition.

The chased ornamentation is all very sharp and the bright cut engraved crests are very crisp.

The original gilding has wear in keeping with age.

Full hallmarks struck to the surface of the bowl and reverse surface of the sifter spoon bowl are all very clear; the hallmarks are struck deeply due to the superior gauge of silver.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of these examples of Victorian silverware.
Date: 1895
Origin: London, England
Can be viewed at AC Silver’s Newcastle store, online at www.acsilver.co.uk. Please quote SALES CODE SKU A8851 when enquiring about the piece.
Complimentary insurance valuation with images and text is provided with your purchase
Dimensions
Diameter 10.40 cm (4.09 inches)
Weight 6.60oz t (205.26g)
Stock Code
A8851
Medium
An exceptional, fine and impressive antique Victorian English sterling silver sugar sifter spoon and bowl - boxed; an addition to our silver teaware collection
Signed/Inscribed
Full hallmarks struck to the surface of the bowl and reverse surface of the sifter spoon bowl are all very clear; the hallmarks are struck deeply due to the superior gauge of silver.
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Jesmond
Newcastle-upon-Tyne
Tyne & Wear
NE2 2SU

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