The surface of this Victorian biscuit barrel is embellished with a contemporary bright cut engraved crest displaying a coat of arms depicting a sinister hand couped with a motto below a griffin's head erased. The box is fitted with a plain hallmarked hinged circular cover, surmounted with a central plain oval hallmarked ring loop handle. The unusual hinge features a triangular socket in junction with the body, in addition to a rectangular socket to the posterior surface of the cover.
This antique sterling silver biscuit box is fitted with a hinged hallmarked catch secured with a push fit pin connected via a link safety chain. This antique biscuit box/container is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition.Full hallmarks struck to the surface of the box, and part hallmarks, as expected struck to the catch, ring handle and interior of the cover are all clear. Reflections in photography may detract from the true representation of this example of Victorian silverware. Maker : Horace Woodward & Co. Andrew Campbell founder and owner of AC Silver has been dealing in antique diamond & gemstone jewellery and antique sterling silver since 1977. In addition to his high quality Newcastle-based shop, Andrew has developed what is now an established and internationally recognised online store.
For more details see our About Us. FREE OF CHARGE to all customers - including national and international deliveries. The item "Victorian Sterling Silver Biscuit Box / Container by Horace Woodward & Co, 1880s" is in sale since Friday, November 22, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Sterling Silver (.
The seller is "acsilver925" and is located in Newcastle upon Tyne. This item can be shipped worldwide.