DIVINE English Sterling Silver Engraved Butterflies & Baskets Table Mirror. This is a divine sterling silver mirror made in England early 20thC. It is decorated with highly embossed silverwork surrounding the frame edge forming intricate scrolls and leaves enhancing its attractive irregular shape. To the center an elegant ribbon in bow with swirling ends was placed.Beautifully engraved butterflies and delicate baskets with flowers complete the exquisite decoration. A fine frieze of parallel lines with crossed ribbons surrounds the original bevelled crystal mirror.
The silverwork is in very good condition to its age and use, see pictures please, just a couple of tiny piercing to the intricate decoration. The mirror is in excellent condition but for stains here and there due to its age, mentioned for completeness but do not detract from the beauty of the pieceno chips, cracks or hairlines whatsoever, see pictures please to appreciate details. The back wooden panel has been professionally re-lined with fine Velvet and matching Moiré. It is fully hallmarked Lion Passant, Anchor (Birmingham), l (year 1910)and L&S (Levi & Salaman -Phineas Harris Levi & Joseph Wolfe Salaman), founded in 1870 by Phineas Harris Levi in partnership with Joseph Wolff Salaman.
Proprietors from 1878 of Potosi Silver Co, the firm became Levi & Salaman Ltd in 1910. In 1921 the firm was amalgamated into Barker Brothers (Silversmiths) Ltd.. The mirror measures 13 ¾ across to its widest point by 12 3/8 high, it weighs 54.05 oz or 1,532 grams. The item is exactly as pictured, so please take your time to supersize them and check every detail. We provide several pictures, we will provide more upon require.
Several pictures provided, inspect them carefully please. This beautiful piece would be a must to your collection. We only sell original pieces.Please check out our other interesting items currently listed. Listing and template services provided by inkFrog Open. The item "DIVINE English Sterling Silver Engraved Butterflies & Baskets Table Mirror" is in sale since Wednesday, January 14, 2015. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Non-U. The seller is "britanniaunique" and is located in Montevideo. This item can be shipped worldwide.