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SA1032182

Rare Fine-quality 19thc Set Of Four Dickens Novelty Silver-plated Toddy Ladles In Their Original Case

Price

£195 | $247 USD | €222 EUR
Item Number: SA1032182
Date of manufacture: 19th Century
Current Status: For sale
Seller: The Art of Quality
This antique has been viewed 25 times in the past month with the most views from France.

Description

A rare and fine-quality set of four novelty silver-plated Toddy Ladles in their original case, barley twist column handles, the terminals formed as characters from Charles Dickens 'Pickwick Papers', namely, Mr. Pickwick and others.. Made by the firm of William Wheatcroft Harrison (18571896). These have a Victorian lozenge mark that indicates the date of manufacture as 1870. Superb quality, marks rubbed, not as clear on one ladle, but the other three crisp, and just a most wonderful set. Measuring 21cm in length, they are decorative and very usable. How good would these look around the Christmas table?
I cannot think of a more original gift or present for a fan of Charles Dickens, cased within their original box, a little worse for wear consistent with age. Purple silk-lined interior and written in gilded lettering,'THE CHARLES DICKENS PICKWICK TODDY LADLES REGISTERED'.
Silver versions of this, if you can find them, sell for in excess of 3,000. These sets rarely surface.
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Declaration

This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 19th Century.


Dimensions

Height = 21 cm (8.3")
Width = 0 cm (0.0")
Depth = 0 cm (0.0")


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The Art of Quality
St Albans
Hertfordshire
United Kingdom
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