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SA746404

Scottish Sterling Silver Egg Cups And Spoons - Art Nouveau - Antique Edwardian (1909)

Status: This item has been sold
Sold by: AC Silver

This antique has been viewed 9 times in the past month with the most views from France.

Description

An exceptional, fine and impressive, set of four antique Edwardian Scottish sterling silver egg cups and spoons in the Art Nouveau style - boxed; part of our dining silverware collection
This exceptional antique Edwardian Scottish sterling silver egg cup set consists of four egg cups and four spoons.
Each of these impressive sterling silver egg cups have a bell-shaped form onto a circular spreading foot.
The hallmarked body of each of these silver egg cups has a planished finish.
The body of each piece is supported by three tyg* style handles in the Art Nouveau style.
Each antique egg cup retains the original gilt interior.
The original four hallmarked Scottish sterling silver spoons have a plain tapering form and a planished finish.
This exceptional antique Edwardian set of four Scottish sterling silver egg cups and spoons are fitted to the original presentation box with a satin and velvet lined interior, securing with a push fit catch.
The impressive velvet interior incorporates bespoke insets for each egg cup and spoon, in addition to two pivoting restraints to keep the spoons securely in situ.
The interior of the cover bears the retailer's mark 'By special royal warrants, to H.R.H the Prince of Wales, to the Admiralty, to his Majesty the King, Edward. Jewellers & Silversmiths. 92 Buchanan Street, Glasgow.', all amidst the Royal coat of arms of the United Kingdom, the Prince of Wales's feathers badge and the crest of the Office of the Admiralty and Marine Affairs.
* A tyg is a large English mug/drinking vessel with three or more handles. The mug was made to be shared, and handed round between several drinkers.
Condition
This antique silver egg cups and spoons set is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional presentation condition.
The original presentation box is in excellent presentation condition.
Full hallmarks to the surface of each egg cup and to the reverse of each spoon, 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 this antique silver egg cup and spoon set.
Dimensions
Egg Cup
Diameter 4.7cm/1.9"
Height 6.4cm/2.5"
Spoon
Length 11.5cm/4.5"
Total Weight
9.6 troy ounces/298g
Maker: George Edward & Sons (David & George Edward)
Date: 1909
Origin: Glasgow, Scotland
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Internal Ref: C4475



Declaration

This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 1900.


Dimensions

Height = 1 cm (0.4")
Width = 1 cm (0.4")
Depth = 1 cm (0.4")


Seller Details

AC Silver
35B St Georges Terrace
Jesmond
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Tyne and Wear
NE2 2SU
United Kingdom
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