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ANTIQUE NUMBER SA988636: Antique English Sterling Silver Card Case Mappin & Webb 1904

Antique English Sterling Silver Card Case Mappin & Webb 1904

£550    $702    €634
This is a stylish antique Edwardian sterling silver card case with hallmarks for Birmingham 1904 and the makers mark of the renowned silversmiths Deakin & Francis Ltd, in the original fitted case, retailed by Mappin & Webb.
 
 
The card case is of shaped rectangular form, embossed with floral, foliate & scroll decoration on a matted background, with two circular cartouches.
 
 
It is a truly lovely piece which would make a very unique business card holder.
 
 
Condition:
 
Excellent - please see photos for confirmation of condition.
 
 
Dimensions in cm:
 
Height 2 x Width 12 x Depth 9
 
 
Dimensions in inches:
 
Height 1 inch x Width 5 inches x Depth 3 inches
 
 
Mappin & Webb -
 
founded in 1774 by Jonathan Mappin, Mappin & Webb is one of the UK's leading retailers of fine jewellery and silverware. Today, it is renowned for combining timeless craftsmanship with superior quality and contemporary design to produce exquisite jewellery, elegant silverware, watches and glassware.
 
 
Jonathan Mappin opened his first small silversmith workshop in Sheffield in 1774 and the following year the Mappin mark was entered at the assay office. Over the next fifteen years Jonathan Mappin's reputation for producing high quality silver spread throughout Sheffield. From these humble beginnings the business grew steadily and soon the next generation were expanding the business further
 
 
The first store was opened in London in 1849 at 17 Fore Street and was soon followed by stores in Moorgate and King William Street. In 1858, following rapid expansion of the Sheffield factory, John Newton Mappin invited his brother-in-law, George Webb to join him in the business. The first association of Mappin & Webb was forged.
 
 
Mappin & Webb is one of the UK's leading retailers of fine jewellery and silverware. Today, it is renowned for combining timeless craftsmanship with superior quality and contemporary design to produce exquisite jewellery, eleg...
The antique presented on this page [ANTIQUE NUMBER SA988636] was made in 1900:
1900
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