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Art Nouveau French Silver Vesta (15g)

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Lay your eyes upon this enchanting Art Nouveau French Silver vesta! A pretty collectible, every inch of her Sterling Silver is beautifully embossed with whimsical wisterias and foliage. Upon opening the case, you are met with sunshine yellow Silver Gilt, adding a flourish of decadence. 

Founded in the early 19th century after the first friction match was lit in 1826, vestas became the height of popularity for home matches, allowing its owner to easily transport them. In the present day, you may find that this antique vesta case will come in handy, perfect for carrying any small trinkets, whether you pop her into your handbag or display her on your dressing table!

Item Details:

ERA: Art Nouveau (1890-1910).

MEASUREMENTS: Antique Vesta measures 47.5mm long x 33mm wide x 9.5mm deep.
Weight: 15g.

MATERIALS: Silver, 9ct Gold. 
Tests as a layer of 9ct Gold inside a Sterling Silver case

STAMPS & HALLMARKS: Two French Crab hallmarks on rim.

PACKAGING: Your order will be gift-wrapped free of charge in a Lillicoco cardboard box made from recycled materials, tied with a ribbon.


EXCELLENT: This enchanting Art Nouveau French Silver vesta is in excellent condition throughout. The Sterling Silver is free from any damage to note with a desirable patina accrued around the delicate embossing. A glorious 9ct Gold surprise inside, as you open her she radiates sunshine. She opens with ease and securely springs shut, so your precious contents will be kept safe at all times. Not only is she French Art Nouveau, she is one of the most beautiful vestas we have ever laid our eyes on. We love this antique piece and you will too! 


All orders are shipped using DHL express and are securely padded in transit, with full tracking and insurance for your peace of mind. Alternate couriers are available by special request.

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You can return your item for a full refund for any reason by simply getting in touch to let us know within 14 days of receiving it.


This item will arrive beautifully gift wrapped in a Lillicoco presentation box, tied up with a pink ribbon. You’ll also receive a handwritten information booklet and free polishing cloth too!

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