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Antique Victorian Lady’s Traveling Silver On Copper Vanity Hair Curling Tongs


£575 | $766 USD | €652 EUR
Item Number: SA684402
Date of manufacture: 19th Century
Current Status: For sale
Seller: Patrick Howard Antiques
This antique has been viewed 15 times in the past month with the most views from Belgium.


An Exceptionally Fine and Rare Example of an English Victorian Silver Plate Cased Lady’s Travelling Hair Curling Tongs, complete with its original fluid screw top container and fitted twin light heating burner mechanism with tongs stand. Last half of the Nineteenth Century.
Casket of oval outline with a hinged cushioned lid inserted in a fitted undertray with stunning pierced repousse decoration depicting flowers, berries and elaborate scrolling, the lid is mounted with a cover which has similar decoration, opening with a neat push button to reveal interior.
Condition: Superb condition with no imperfections or losses, light wear to silver plating at high points. Makers initials at base A.B.
Casket Width: 6.25" (16cm). Height: 2.25" (5.5cm). Depth: 3.25” (8.25cm).
Location: Dublin City, Ireland.
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This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 19th Century.


Height = 5.5 cm (2.2")
Width = 16 cm (6.3")
Depth = 8.2 cm (3.2")

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Patrick Howard Antiques
52 Francis Street

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