Preview of the first image of 1914 George V solid silver gilt calling card case & chain.

Advert Description

Antique Georgian (George V) fine silver chatelaine ladies calling card case & chain with finger ring. Fully hallmarked. Maker Henry Matthews, Birmingham. Date: 1914. Gilt inside. 82 grams weight.
Very good antique condition.
Gilded/gilt/gold tone inside.
A few age/use related surface scratches & dints around the edges, slight bowing on back possibly use related.
Otherwise very good condition - hinge still in full working order and includes original chain and ring to attach it to a belt or to allow it to be worn on a finger for safety.
Engine turned decorative design on front and back around the edges.
Centre panels front and back have a vertical lined design with dots.
Front central cartouche is engraved "AMJ". Sides are plain.
Hallmarked on outside of lid with lion passant showing it is silver and the anchor mark for Birmingham assay office.
Hallmarked on inside lip:"HM" for Henry Matthews,Vittoria Street, Birmingham; Anchor for Birmingham; Lion passant for silver: Letter "p" for 1914.
Measures approx 9.7cm tall, 7cm wide, 1cm thick.
Weight 82g.
Provenance: belonged to a relative.
Please check photos carefully as they are of the 1914 George V antique solid silver ladies calling card case with chain and finger ring you are buying, as shown.
Questions welcome.
Will post using Royal Mail special delivery service at buyers expense.
Contact through Preloved messages if you are interested.
Thanks for looking!

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  • Kempsey, Worcestershire
Advert Type
Private Advert
Era
1910s