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Mid-Victorian Tiger Claw Vesta Case

Mid-Victorian Tiger Claw Vesta Case

$400.00


Description

DATE: Victorian, c.1860

A cool antique vesta case shaped like a Tiger Claw. It's modelled in silver gilt, and has taken on the most beautiful patina, having mainly retained its gold appearance, but with patches of silver shining through here and there. The lid features a wild boar, and engraved onto the side is an oak leaf and acorn motif. Dating from the mid-19th Century, circa 1860.

MEASUREMENTS 

6.2 x 2.8cm

WEIGHT 

17.1g

MARKS 

No marks present, tests as silver gilt

CONDITION 

Good, with strong antique patina

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