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ANTIQUE SILVER OBJET DART

To get a closer look at our antique silver Objet Dart, just click on the images to see a more detailed picture. Our range of silver Objet de Art is all available for online purchase as well as being available within our store in the London Silver Vaults. You may also be interested in Antique Silver Snuff Boxes or Antique Silver Vinaigrettes.

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An Antique Edwardian Sterling silver single Sovereign case and original chain, having a round body with hand-hammered decoration and in the shape of a Hunter fob watch, with hinged lid, internal sprung mechanism which is in working order, and push-button clasp, all made by Alexander Davenport of Birmingham in 1908. The dimensions of this fine hand-made silver sovereign case are length 4 cms (1.5 inches), and it weighs a total of 39g (1.25 troy ounces).

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An Antique Edwardian Sterling silver single Sovereign case and original chain, having a round body with hand-hammered decoration and in the shape of a Hunter fob watch, with hinged lid, internal sprung mechanism which is in working order, and push-button clasp, all made by Alexander Davenport of Birmingham in 1908. The dimensions of this fine hand-made silver sovereign case are length 4 cms (1.5 inches), and it weighs a total of 39g (1.25 troy ounces).

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An Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Aide de Memoire and calling card case, having a rectangular body with hand-chased winged cherubs and floral decoration, hinged on one side and with a clasp on the other, and lined with light brown leather pockets. Made by William Comyns of London in 1898. The dimensions of this fine hand-made antique silver Aide de Memoire card case are length 10 cms (4 inches), width 7.5 cms (3 inches), and it weighs approx. 120g (3.9 troy ounces).

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An Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Aide de Memoire and calling card case, having a rectangular body with hand-chased winged cherubs and floral decoration, hinged on one side and with a clasp on the other, and lined with light brown leather pockets. Made by William Comyns of London in 1898. The dimensions of this fine hand-made antique silver Aide de Memoire card case are length 10 cms (4 inches), width 7.5 cms (3 inches), and it weighs approx. 120g (3.9 troy ounces).

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Antique Victorian sterling silver shoe, having a hand-chased body with floral decoration and scenes of winged cherubs, with a heal chased in the same style, and an applied front bow. Possibly Dutch in origin and imported into London in 1896 with full assay hallmarks. The dimensions of this fine hand-made silver shoe are height 7 cms (2.75 inches), length 14 cms (5.5 inches), width 4.5 cms (1.75 inches), and it weighs approx. 117g (3.8 troy ounces).

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Antique Victorian sterling silver shoe, having a hand-chased body with floral decoration and scenes of winged cherubs, with a heal chased in the same style, and an applied front bow. Possibly Dutch in origin and imported into London in 1896 with full assay hallmarks. The dimensions of this fine hand-made silver shoe are height 7 cms (2.75 inches), length 14 cms (5.5 inches), width 4.5 cms (1.75 inches), and it weighs approx. 117g (3.8 troy ounces).

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Antique Victorian sterling silver babies rattle, having a round baluster body with hand-chased floral decoration, seven attached bells, a plain round teething ring, and a whistle end. Made in Birmingham in 1870. The dimensions of this fine hand-made silver babies rattle are length 13.5 cms (5.3 inches), width 5 cms (2 inches), and it weighs approx. 67g (2.2 troy ounces).

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Antique Victorian sterling silver babies rattle, having a round baluster body with hand-chased floral decoration, seven attached bells, a plain round teething ring, and a whistle end. Made in Birmingham in 1870. The dimensions of this fine hand-made silver babies rattle are length 13.5 cms (5.3 inches), width 5 cms (2 inches), and it weighs approx. 67g (2.2 troy ounces).

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An Antique Edwardian Sterling Silver ring tree, having a central naturalistic tree for rings sitting on a round base with two side-handles, with hand-chased floral and scroll decoration. Made by Henry Matthews of Birmingham in 1905. The dimensions of this fine hand-made antique silver tree ring are height 7.5 cms (3 inches), diameter 8 cms (3 inches), and it weighs approx. 34g (1 troy ounce).

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An Antique Edwardian Sterling Silver ring tree, having a central naturalistic tree for rings sitting on a round base with two side-handles, with hand-chased floral and scroll decoration. Made by Henry Matthews of Birmingham in 1905. The dimensions of this fine hand-made antique silver tree ring are height 7.5 cms (3 inches), diameter 8 cms (3 inches), and it weighs approx. 34g (1 troy ounce).

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An Antique Edwardian Sterling Silver double Sovereign case, having a rectangular body with rounded corners and hand-engraved floral decoration, with a hinged lid, and internal sprung mechanisms which are in working order, and a push-button clasp with ring. All made by Samuel M. Levi of Birmingham in 1909. The dimensions of this fine hand-made antique silver sovereign case are length 6 cms (2.3 inches), width 3.5 cms (1.3 inches), and it weighs 36g (1.2 troy ounces).

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An Antique Edwardian Sterling Silver double Sovereign case, having a rectangular body with rounded corners and hand-engraved floral decoration, with a hinged lid, and internal sprung mechanisms which are in working order, and a push-button clasp with ring. All made by Samuel M. Levi of Birmingham in 1909. The dimensions of this fine hand-made antique silver sovereign case are length 6 cms (2.3 inches), width 3.5 cms (1.3 inches), and it weighs 36g (1.2 troy ounces).

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An Antique Victorian Sterling Silver pin cushion, in the form of a babies rocking crib, with hand-chased floral and fluted decoration, together with a maroon velvet covered cushion. Made by Saunders and Shepherd of Birmingham in 1896. The dimensions of this fine hand-made antique silver pin cushion are length 6 cms (2.3 inches), width 3.5 cms (1.3 inches), height 4 cms (1.5 inches), and it weighs approx. 33g (1 troy ounces).

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An Antique Victorian Sterling Silver pin cushion, in the form of a babies rocking crib, with hand-chased floral and fluted decoration, together with a maroon velvet covered cushion. Made by Saunders and Shepherd of Birmingham in 1896. The dimensions of this fine hand-made antique silver pin cushion are length 6 cms (2.3 inches), width 3.5 cms (1.3 inches), height 4 cms (1.5 inches), and it weighs approx. 33g (1 troy ounces).

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A rare Antique Sterling Silver and Shagreen magnifying glass, having a round body with pull-out and hinged magnifier, with hand-chased reeded borders, and green Shagreen covers. Made by Samuel Jacob of London in 1911. The dimensions of this fine hand-made antique silver and Shagreen magnifying glass and holder are diameter 5 cms (2 inches), length fully unfolded 11 cms (4.3 inches), and depth 1.5 cms (0.5 inch).

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A rare Antique Sterling Silver and Shagreen magnifying glass, having a round body with pull-out and hinged magnifier, with hand-chased reeded borders, and green Shagreen covers. Made by Samuel Jacob of London in 1911. The dimensions of this fine hand-made antique silver and Shagreen magnifying glass and holder are diameter 5 cms (2 inches), length fully unfolded 11 cms (4.3 inches), and depth 1.5 cms (0.5 inch).

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An Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Valentine table box, having a plain heart-shaped body with an applied gadroon border, a domed hinged lid, a gold gilt interior, and sitting on a flat base. Made by Deakin and Francis Ltd., of Birmingham in 1898. The dimensions of this fine hand-made antique silver Valentine box are height 4.5 cms (1.75 inches), length 7 cms (2.75 inches), width 6 cms (2.3 inches), and it weighs approx. 73g (2.4 troy ounces).

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An Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Valentine table box, having a plain heart-shaped body with an applied gadroon border, a domed hinged lid, a gold gilt interior, and sitting on a flat base. Made by Deakin and Francis Ltd., of Birmingham in 1898. The dimensions of this fine hand-made antique silver Valentine box are height 4.5 cms (1.75 inches), length 7 cms (2.75 inches), width 6 cms (2.3 inches), and it weighs approx. 73g (2.4 troy ounces).

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An Antique Sterling Silver ring tree, having a central plain tree for rings attached to a round body with an applied shaped border, and sitting on a flat base. Made by Synter and Beddoes of Birmingham in 1913. The dimensions of this fine hand-made antique silver ring tree are height 10 cms (4 inches), diameter 11 cms (4.25 inches), and it weighs approx. 81g (2.6 troy ounce).

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An Antique Sterling Silver ring tree, having a central plain tree for rings attached to a round body with an applied shaped border, and sitting on a flat base. Made by Synter and Beddoes of Birmingham in 1913. The dimensions of this fine hand-made antique silver ring tree are height 10 cms (4 inches), diameter 11 cms (4.25 inches), and it weighs approx. 81g (2.6 troy ounce).

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Antique Edwardian sterling silver shoe, having a hand-chased body with floral decoration, with a plain heal, and hand-pierced front laces with a bow. Made by Henry Miller of Birmingham in 1906. The dimensions of this fine hand-made silver shoe are height 5 cms (2 inches), length 11.5 cms (4.5 inches), width 3 cms (1.25 inches), and it weighs approx. 33g (1 troy ounce).

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Antique Edwardian sterling silver shoe, having a hand-chased body with floral decoration, with a plain heal, and hand-pierced front laces with a bow. Made by Henry Miller of Birmingham in 1906. The dimensions of this fine hand-made silver shoe are height 5 cms (2 inches), length 11.5 cms (4.5 inches), width 3 cms (1.25 inches), and it weighs approx. 33g (1 troy ounce).

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Sterling silver very unusual egg holder / box, having a very plain oval egg-shaped body, that has a twist-action bayonet-fitting. Made by James Dixon & Sons of Sheffield in 1924. The dimensions of this fine-hand-made silver egg box / holder are length 8 cms (3 inches), diameter 5 cms (2 inches), and it weighs approx. 58g (1.9 troy ounces).

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Sterling silver very unusual egg holder / box, having a very plain oval egg-shaped body, that has a twist-action bayonet-fitting. Made by James Dixon & Sons of Sheffield in 1924. The dimensions of this fine-hand-made silver egg box / holder are length 8 cms (3 inches), diameter 5 cms (2 inches), and it weighs approx. 58g (1.9 troy ounces).

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An Antique Victorian figural silver cream jug, all hand-chased in the shape of Punch, with a scroll handle, a gold-gilt interior, and sitting on a flat base. Please note that this is German in origin with an 800 standard mark and is made in ca. 1890. The dimensions of this fine hand-made silver Punch creamer are height 8 cms (3.25 inches), length 6 cms (2.25 inches), and it weighs approx. 78g (2.5 troy ounces).

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An Antique Victorian figural silver cream jug, all hand-chased in the shape of Punch, with a scroll handle, a gold-gilt interior, and sitting on a flat base. Please note that this is German in origin with an 800 standard mark and is made in ca. 1890. The dimensions of this fine hand-made silver Punch creamer are height 8 cms (3.25 inches), length 6 cms (2.25 inches), and it weighs approx. 78g (2.5 troy ounces).

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Sterling silver and gold-gilt surprise egg, made by Stuart Devlin of London in 1980. Having inside a jack-in-a-box, spring-mounted on a blue-enamelled base, with a pair of scissors and string. This has the style number 272. Height 7 cms (2.75 inches). Total weight approx. 160g (5.2 troy ounces). Please note that the presentation box in the pictures is purely for display purposes only, and this piece does NOT come with one.

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Sterling silver and gold-gilt surprise egg, made by Stuart Devlin of London in 1980. Having inside a jack-in-a-box, spring-mounted on a blue-enamelled base, with a pair of scissors and string. This has the style number 272. Height 7 cms (2.75 inches). Total weight approx. 160g (5.2 troy ounces). Please note that the presentation box in the pictures is purely for display purposes only, and this piece does NOT come with one.

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Antique Edwardian sterling silver pin cushion, in the shape of a shoe, having a plain body with laces and an applied decorative band. The dimensions of this fine hand-made silver pin cushion are length 12 cms (4.75 inches), and width 5 cms (2 inches).

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Antique Edwardian sterling silver pin cushion, in the shape of a shoe, having a plain body with laces and an applied decorative band. The dimensions of this fine hand-made silver pin cushion are length 12 cms (4.75 inches), and width 5 cms (2 inches).

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Sterling silver and gold-gilt surprise egg, made by Stuart Devlin of London in 1972. Having inside a frog sitting on lilly pads, together with an amethyst set lilly flower with leaves, all in its original satin and velvet-lined presentation box. This has the style number 28. Height 7.5 cms (3 inches). Total weight approx. 107g (3.5 troy ounces).

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Sterling silver and gold-gilt surprise egg, made by Stuart Devlin of London in 1972. Having inside a frog sitting on lilly pads, together with an amethyst set lilly flower with leaves, all in its original satin and velvet-lined presentation box. This has the style number 28. Height 7.5 cms (3 inches). Total weight approx. 107g (3.5 troy ounces).

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Antique Victorian sterling silver Coronation Chair pin cushion, modelled on the original King Edward I Coronation Chair at Westminster Abbey. Made by Levi & Salaman of Birmingham in 1901. Please note that this model has the original wing struts either side of the head panel, which are normally broken or missing. The dimensions of this fine hand-made silver pin cushion are height 7 cms (2.75 inches), width 4 cms (1.5 inches), depth 2 cms (0.75 inches), and it weighs approx. 33g (1 troy ounce).

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Antique Victorian sterling silver Coronation Chair pin cushion, modelled on the original King Edward I Coronation Chair at Westminster Abbey. Made by Levi & Salaman of Birmingham in 1901. Please note that this model has the original wing struts either side of the head panel, which are normally broken or missing. The dimensions of this fine hand-made silver pin cushion are height 7 cms (2.75 inches), width 4 cms (1.5 inches), depth 2 cms (0.75 inches), and it weighs approx. 33g (1 troy ounce).

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Antique Edwardian sterling silver money box, having a plain round straight-sided body, with hinged money-slot lid, and a hinged clasp with a heart-shaped lock. Made in Birmingham in 1902. The dimensions of this fine hand-made silver money box are height 10 cms (4 inches), diameter at base 6 cms (2.25 inches), and it weighs approx. 95g (3 troy ounces).

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Antique Edwardian sterling silver money box, having a plain round straight-sided body, with hinged money-slot lid, and a hinged clasp with a heart-shaped lock. Made in Birmingham in 1902. The dimensions of this fine hand-made silver money box are height 10 cms (4 inches), diameter at base 6 cms (2.25 inches), and it weighs approx. 95g (3 troy ounces).

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Antique Edwardian rare sterling silver letter rack in the form of a magazine holder, having hand-chased and pierced sides with floral decoration, a central divider with loop handle, and sitting on four scroll feet. Made by Synyer and Beddoes of Birmingham in 1902. The dimensions of this fine hand-made silver letter holder are height 13 cms (5 inches), width 11.5 cms (4.5 inches), depth 7 cms (2.75 inches), and it weighs approx. 168g (5.4 troy ounces).

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Antique Edwardian rare sterling silver letter rack in the form of a magazine holder, having hand-chased and pierced sides with floral decoration, a central divider with loop handle, and sitting on four scroll feet. Made by Synyer and Beddoes of Birmingham in 1902. The dimensions of this fine hand-made silver letter holder are height 13 cms (5 inches), width 11.5 cms (4.5 inches), depth 7 cms (2.75 inches), and it weighs approx. 168g (5.4 troy ounces).

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A Scottish Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Sgian Dubh ceremonial knife and scabbard, having a hand-made leather scabbard with Cymric style silver mounts, a black hand-carved Bog-Oak handle with finial and matching decoration, and an original steel blade. Made by James Ross of Edinburgh in 1888. The dimensions of this fine hand-made silver Sgian Dubh are length 23 cms (9 inches), and width 3 cms (1.25 inches).

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A Scottish Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Sgian Dubh ceremonial knife and scabbard, having a hand-made leather scabbard with Cymric style silver mounts, a black hand-carved Bog-Oak handle with finial and matching decoration, and an original steel blade. Made by James Ross of Edinburgh in 1888. The dimensions of this fine hand-made silver Sgian Dubh are length 23 cms (9 inches), and width 3 cms (1.25 inches).

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Antique Georgian sterling silver bougie-box, having a cylindrical body with bright-cut engraved bands of decoration, a flat invisibly hinged lid, an attached sickle moon-shaped wax trimmer, and a hinged buckle style loop handle. Made by Thomas Phipps and Edward Robinson II of London in 1785. Please note that the hallmark also includes a rare incuse duty mark (George III looking left), which was only in use for 18 months (between 1st December 1784 and 29th May, 1786). The dimensions of this fine hand-made silver bougie-box are diameter 5 cms (2 inches), height 2.5 cms (1 inch), and it weighs approx. 53g (1.7 troy ounces).

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Antique Georgian sterling silver bougie-box, having a cylindrical body with bright-cut engraved bands of decoration, a flat invisibly hinged lid, an attached sickle moon-shaped wax trimmer, and a hinged buckle style loop handle. Made by Thomas Phipps and Edward Robinson II of London in 1785. Please note that the hallmark also includes a rare incuse duty mark (George III looking left), which was only in use for 18 months (between 1st December 1784 and 29th May, 1786). The dimensions of this fine hand-made silver bougie-box are diameter 5 cms (2 inches), height 2.5 cms (1 inch), and it weighs approx. 53g (1.7 troy ounces).

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Antique Edwardian rare ornamental wheelbarrow, having a wire-work body with applied roses and birds, sitting on a frame with two carrying handles, and a revolving front wheel. Made by William Comyns of London in 1908. The dimensions of this fine hand-made silver wheelbarrow are height 8 cms (3.25 inches), length 21 cms (8.25 inches), width 11.5 cms (4.5 inches), and it weighs approx. 193g (6 troy ounces).

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Antique Edwardian rare ornamental wheelbarrow, having a wire-work body with applied roses and birds, sitting on a frame with two carrying handles, and a revolving front wheel. Made by William Comyns of London in 1908. The dimensions of this fine hand-made silver wheelbarrow are height 8 cms (3.25 inches), length 21 cms (8.25 inches), width 11.5 cms (4.5 inches), and it weighs approx. 193g (6 troy ounces).

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A rare Antique Edwardian Sterling silver table box, in the shape of a dog lying down on all four paws, with a hinged lid, and hand-engraved floral decoration running around the base. Originally made by Berthold Muller of Germany and carrying import marks for London in 1907. The dimensions of this fine hand-made antique silver Dog box are length 10 cms (4 inches), width 4.5 cms (1.75 inches), height 4 cms (1.5 inches), and it weighs approx. 144g (4.6 troy ounces).

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A rare Antique Edwardian Sterling silver table box, in the shape of a dog lying down on all four paws, with a hinged lid, and hand-engraved floral decoration running around the base. Originally made by Berthold Muller of Germany and carrying import marks for London in 1907. The dimensions of this fine hand-made antique silver Dog box are length 10 cms (4 inches), width 4.5 cms (1.75 inches), height 4 cms (1.5 inches), and it weighs approx. 144g (4.6 troy ounces).

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