Antique Sterling Mirror

Victorian hallmarked Sterling Silver 26cm Dressing Table Hand Mirror 1886


Victorian hallmarked Sterling Silver 26cm Dressing Table Hand Mirror 1886
Victorian hallmarked Sterling Silver 26cm Dressing Table Hand Mirror 1886
Victorian hallmarked Sterling Silver 26cm Dressing Table Hand Mirror 1886
Victorian hallmarked Sterling Silver 26cm Dressing Table Hand Mirror 1886
Victorian hallmarked Sterling Silver 26cm Dressing Table Hand Mirror 1886
Victorian hallmarked Sterling Silver 26cm Dressing Table Hand Mirror 1886
Victorian hallmarked Sterling Silver 26cm Dressing Table Hand Mirror 1886
Victorian hallmarked Sterling Silver 26cm Dressing Table Hand Mirror 1886
Victorian hallmarked Sterling Silver 26cm Dressing Table Hand Mirror 1886
Victorian hallmarked Sterling Silver 26cm Dressing Table Hand Mirror 1886
Victorian hallmarked Sterling Silver 26cm Dressing Table Hand Mirror 1886
Victorian hallmarked Sterling Silver 26cm Dressing Table Hand Mirror 1886

Victorian hallmarked Sterling Silver 26cm Dressing Table Hand Mirror 1886    Victorian hallmarked Sterling Silver 26cm Dressing Table Hand Mirror 1886
Victorian Sterling Silver Hand Mirror. This gorgeous hand mirror is made from sterling silver and is the earliest example that I have happened upon to date. The beautifully shaped surround is of cast silver which is pierced and exquisitely decorated with scrolls, flora and foliage and, in the midst of this, there is a squirrel, a bird and masques to the top and bottom. The handle is superbly chased with flora and foliage. The shaped mirror (which I believe is original) is bevelled and, to the back, is a blue velvet-covered oval panel keeping it in place. It is hallmarked for London 1886 with the makers mark of Rosenthal, Jacob & Co. (Julius Rosenthal & Samuel Jacob). This mirror is in beautiful condition. There is no damage to the surround that I can find and any slight surface imperfections and undulations result from the casting process of manufacture. The bottom of the back of the handle has suffered a knock at some point in its life and has a thumb sized depression which is mirrored on the front by a much smaller and much lighter one which isnt very noticeable. The velvet is in lovely condition and rich in colour although slightly thinned with age. The only exception to this is a thin line of wear and staining around the edges which is the result of polishing over the years. All the pins holding this panel are in place.

The mirror is in lovely condition and very clear. The only things I can find to mention are about 10 pinprick sized black spots (barely noticeable) and two small, fine surface scratches to the glass. Length - 26 cm (10.25).

Width - 11.2 cm (4.4) across widest point. Mirror - 10.2 cm (4) by 7 cm (2.75) maximum. Please see the photos below and feel free to get in touch with any questions. Prices are calculated to include the weight of packaging as well as the weight of the item. To ensure items are safe in transit, I package them very well and, unfortunately, this does increase mailing costs somewhat.

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The item "Victorian hallmarked Sterling Silver 26cm Dressing Table Hand Mirror 1886" is in sale since Monday, April 09, 2018. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Solid Silver\Mirrors". The seller is "jochyra" and is located in London. This item can be shipped to North, South, or Latin America, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, Australia.
  1. Composition: Solid Silver
  2. Maker: Rosenthal, Jacob & Co.
  3. Product: Dressing Table Hand Mirror
  4. Age: 1850-1899

Victorian hallmarked Sterling Silver 26cm Dressing Table Hand Mirror 1886    Victorian hallmarked Sterling Silver 26cm Dressing Table Hand Mirror 1886