This solid English Sterling Silver vesta case pendant is such a cool piece, hallmarked to the Victorian era! A fine collectible and vestibule, this piece of antique jewellery will bring texture and edge to a necklace stack.
No matter whether worn as a unique pendant or just a little keepsake for your purse, you may find that this antique vesta case will come in handy, perfect for carrying any small trinkets! Once opening the piece, you are met with sunshine yellow Silver Gilt, a small flourish of decadence.
ERA: Victorian c.1880-1890
MEASUREMENTS: Vesta length drop including jump ring 50mm.
Vesta 54mm long x 36mm wide x 14.5mm thick.
Jump ring 11.5mm diameter.
MATERIALS: Sterling Silver, Silver Gilt.
HALLMARKS: "P&S" Maker's Mark, Birmingham Assay, date letter obscured but either "f,r or t" between the years 1880-1890, Lion Passant. Tests as solid Sterling Silver throughout with silver gilt on the inside!
EXCELLENT: This solid English Sterling Silver vesta case pendant is in fantastic condition. The case has kept its shape well over the years, still exuding its handsome demeanor, and all of the vertical lines are intact. This case has also accrued a natural antique Patina, animating each fine detail and giving this a moody feel. The English hallmarks allow us to confidently date this to the Victorian era, but the style can easily fit into modern fashions. We love this piece and you will too!