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I.Franks is pleased to offer a fine range of antique sterling silver Novelties from the Victorian period. All of our antique, Victorian silver Novelties 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 Novelties to see a larger picture.
Hallmarked In 1900
Hallmarked in Sheffield in 1900 by Roberts & Belk, this Victorian, Antique Sterling Silver Pair of Novelty Knife Rests, are modelled to look like molecules. Each knife rest measures 2"(5cm) tall, by 2"(5cm) wide, by 2"(5cm) deep, and the pair together weigh 3.4 troy ounces.
£395ADD TO BASKET MORE PHOTOS
Hallmarked In 1900
Carrying import marks for London in 1900, this novelty, Victorian, Antique Sterling Silver Trinket Box, is in the form of a shoe, with a gilt interior, a hinged lid, and chased decoration throughout. The box measures 2"(5cm) tall, by 4.5"(12cm) from toe to heel, and weighs 2.2 troy ounces.
£475ADD TO BASKET MORE PHOTOS
Made Circa 1880
Made circa 1880 by Roberts & Belk, this novelty, Victorian, Antique Silver Plated Spoon Warmer, is modelled as an acorn resting on oak leaves. The spoon warmer measures 5"(12.5cm) tall, by 9"(23cm) wide, by 4"(10cm) deep.
£645ADD TO BASKET MORE PHOTOS
Hallmarked In 1891
Bearing import marks for London in 1891, this charming and highly collectible Victorian, Antique Sterling Silver Cow Model, has a hinged head and can be used as a box. The cow measures 2"(5cm) tall, by 3.5"(9cm) from nose to tail and weighs 1.8 troy ounces.
£795ADD TO BASKET MORE PHOTOS
Hallmarked In 1894
Hallmarked in Sheffield in 1894 by John Round & Son Ltd., this novelty, Victorian, Antique Sterling Silver Egg Cruet, takes the form of a lashed cooking tripod, with a silver rope fastening the egg cups in place and a spoon attached to each leg. The egg cruet measures 8.5"(21cm) tall, by 5”(12.5cm) in diameter, with each egg cup measuring 2.5"(6.5cm) tall. The set together weighs 12.3 troy ounces.
£875ADD TO BASKET MORE PHOTOS
Hallmarked In 1882
Made in 1882 by Elkington & Co., this charming, novelty, Victorian, Antique Silver Plated Spoon Warmer, is modelled as a picnic basket. The spoon warmer measures 5.5"(14cm) tall, by 5.25"(13.5cm) wide, by 3.75"(9.5cm) deep.
£1,075ADD TO BASKET MORE PHOTOS
Hallmarked In 1901
Hallmarked in Birmingham in 1901 by Elkington & Co., this novelty and charming, Antique Sterling Silver Decanter, is a 'Gin Pig', with a glass body and a silver collar which is attached to the silver stopper by a chain, the stopper doubling as the pigs snout. The gin pig measures 7"(18cm) tall, by 11"(28cm) from nose to tail, by 4"(10cm) deep.
£1,475ADD TO BASKET MORE PHOTOS
Hallmarked In 1888
Hallmarked in London in 1888 by Charles Boyton, this rare pair of Victorian, Antique Sterling Silver Pepper Pots are modelled as pheasants, and presented in the original fitted box. Each pepper pot measures 2.5"(6cm) tall, by 3.5"(9cm) from beak to tail and the pair weigh 1.7 troy ounces.
£1,675ADD TO BASKET MORE PHOTOS
Hallmarked In 1899
Hallmarked in London in 1899 by Maurice Freeman, this handsome and rare, Victorian, Antique Sterling Silver Cow Creamer, is well modelled. The cow creamer measures 4"(10cm) tall, by 6.5"(16.5cm) in length and weighs 6.7 troy ounces.
£1,925ADD TO BASKET MORE PHOTOS
Hallmarked In 1901
Hallmarked in London in 1901 by William Hornby, this novelty pair of Edwardian, Antique Sterling Silver Scent Bottles, are designed to look like birds. Each perfume bottle measures 4.5"(11.5cm) tall, by 3"(7.5cm) across the body.
£2,275ADD 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
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