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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 in 1899 by Nathan & Hayes, this charming, Victorian, Antique Sterling Silver Model of a Shoe, is plain in style, with a turned up toe and a hobnail heel. The shoe measures 2"(5cm) tall, by 5.5"(14cm) from heel to toe, by 2"(5cm) deep and weighs 4 troy ounces.
£345ADD TO BASKET MORE PHOTOS
Hallmarked In 1885
Hallmarked in London in 1885 by Joseph Braham, this delightful, novelty, Victorian, Antique Sterling Silver Match Strike, is modelled as a pig standing by his trough, mounted on a wooden base with the match strike to the front, and the pigs tail removable to use as the cigar lighter. The match strike model measures 2.75"(7cm) tall, by 7.5"(19cm) wide, by 4.75"(12cm) deep.
£3,775ADD TO BASKET MORE PHOTOS
Hallmarked In 1865
Hallmarked in Exeter in 1865 by James & Josiah Williams, this unique, Victorian, Antique Sterling Silver Ink Stand, is modelled as a desert scene, with a palm tree to the centre, 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 10.5"(27cm) tall, by 10.75"(27.5cm) wide, by 6.5"(16.5cm) deep, and weighs 34.5 troy ounces. The inkstand carries an 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".
£4,975ADD TO BASKET MORE PHOTOS
Hallmarked In 1900
Carrying import marks for Chester in 1900 by Berthold Muller, this Antique Sterling Silver Nef, is also a decanter, with the bowsprit acting as the spout, and the back section hinging to allow the alcohol to be poured in. The Nef measures 16"(41cm) tall, by 13"(33cm) wide, by 4.5"(11.5cm) deep and weighs 45.4 troy ounces.
£5,975ADD TO BASKET MORE PHOTOS
Hallmarked In 1901
Hallmarked in London in 1901 by Henry Lewis, this handsome, Victorian, Antique Sterling Silver Model of a Horse, has a cropped tail like a polo pony, and is very realistically modelled and stands on a textured base. The horse model measures 10.5"(26.5cm) tall, by 10.5"(26.5cm) from nose to tail. The base is weighted for stability but the overall weight of the model, which mostly is the cast horse, is 55 troy ounces.
£6,975ON HOLD! MORE PHOTOS
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