This Edwardian English Silver cigarette case pendant is a fantastic piece of antique Silverware, fully hallmarked to 1906. We can just imagine a sophisticated Edwardian gentleman owning this piece.
The entirety of this vesta case is covered in lovely chased floral engravings in a considered symmetrical design. The inside of the case reveals a sought after rare Chester assay hallmark, making this collectable all the more desirable for an antiquarian.
ERA: Edwardian, c.1906.
MEASUREMENTS: Vester 62mm long including jump ring.
Vesta 54mm long x 15mm at the widest point.
MATERIALS: Sterling Silver.
HALLMARKS: Lion Passant, Chester Assay, date letter "F" for the year 1906, Maker's Mark "GS * FS" on the inside lip of vester. Lion Passant and date letter "F" inside lid.
EXCELLENT: This Edwardian English Silver cigarette case pendant is in superb condition throughout. All of the engravings are crisp and the hallmarks are very easy to decipher, so we can confidently date this to 1906.