I.Franks is pleased to offer a fine range of antique sterling silver Models from the Victorian period. All of our antique, Victorian silver Models can be purchased online, or from our shop in the London Silver Vaults and come with a certificate of authenticity, guaranteed by our membership of LAPADA. Please click on an image of any of the Victorian Models to see a larger picture.
Hallmarked In 1899
Hallmarked in Birmingham, 1899 by Nathan & Hayes, this charming Victorian Antique, Sterling Silver Shoe is in a typically late 19th century style, with a turned up toe and a hobnail heel. The shoe measures 2"(5cm) high, 2"(5cm) wide, 5.5"(14cm) long and weighs 4 troy ounces.
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Made Circa 1890
Made circa 1890 in Germany of 0.835 standard silver this handsome Antique, duck is realistically cast. This duck has a removable head typical of early continental animal models. The lovely duck stands 7"(17.5cm) high and is 9"(23cm) bill to tail, the body is 3" (7.5cm) wide. This duck model weighs 15.1 troy ounces.
£1,675SOLD! 2019-03-07 MORE PHOTOS
Hallmarked In 1898
Carrying import marks for Chester, 1898 by Berthold Muller, this very rare, Victorian, Antique, Sterling Silver Pig, is wonderfully modelled in a seated pose, and features naturalistic texturing to the body, and a removable head. The pig measures 3.25 inches (8.5cm) tall, by 5.5 inches (14cm) from tail to snout, and weighs 6.8 troy ounces (212g).
£3,475SOLD! 2019-04-25 MORE PHOTOS
Hallmarked In 1865
Hallmarked in Exeter in 1865 by James & Josiah Williams, this unique Antique, Victorian, Sterling Silver Ink Stand features a textured rocky base with a realistically cast palm tree, and a lady standing in the shade of the fronds. A large flower covers a small compartment for stamps or wax and a round, straight sided pot contains a glass ink well. The ink stand measures 10.75"(27.5cm) wide, by 6.5"(16.5cm) deep, by 10.5"(27cm) tall and weighs 34.5 troy ounces. The inkstand carries an intriguing inscription to the back which reads "Presented to John D. Cleaton Esquire - by the Officers, Attendants and Servants of the West Riding Asylum, Wakefield - on his retirement from the Medical Superintendence of that Institution and appointment as a Commissioner in Lunacy, in recognition of his public and private worth - 25 July 1866".
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Hallmarked In 1900
Bearing import marks for Chester, 1900 by Berthold Muller, this novel Antique, Sterling Silver Nef is actually a drinks decanter. The bowspirit is a spout and the back section is hinged for easy access. There are men on deck with cannons and even a sailor climbing the mast rope. The chased body has an underwater scene featuring Neptune. The interior of the ship has been gilded and the wheels propel the ship forward or backwards. The Nef measures 13"(33cm) port to starboard, with a height of 16"(41cm), a width of 4.5"(11.5cm) and a weight of 45.4 troy ounces.
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Hallmarked In 1901
Hallmarked in London in 1901 by Henry Lewis, this Antique, Sterling Silver Model of a horse has a cropped tail like a polo pony. The horse is very realistically modelled and stands on a textured base. The horse model is 10.5 inches (26.5cm) tall and long. The plinth base is weighted for stability but the overall weight of the model, which mostly is the cast horse, is 55 troy oz (1.7kg).
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Hallmarked In 1901
This splendid pair of Antique, Sterling Silver Deer comprises of a stag and a doe, both realistically modelled. The Stag is import marked for London 1901 by Benjamin Phillips and the Doe is import marked for London 1929 by Neresheimer. The majestic stag has a detachable head, as is often found in these models. The stag is 9.25"(24cm) to the highest point of the antlers, 10"(26cm) in length and weighs 23.6 troy ounces. The doe measures 10"(15cm) nose to tail, 7.5"(8.5cm) to the top of the ears and weighs 17.6 troy ounces.
£8,475SOLD! 2019-03-27 MORE PHOTOS
Made Circa 1890
Made circa 1890, this wonderful and unusual, Victorian, Antique, German Silver Tabernacle Box, or Reliquary, is in the form of a church, with a lockable hinged roof. It has been decorated with chased scenes depicting the 12 apostles. The box measures 18”(46cm) tall to the top of the spire, 8”(20cm) deep, 12"(31cm) wide, and weighs 108 troy ounces.
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