Antique Sampson Mordan Sterling Silver Collapsible Beaker Cup c1899
Victorian Silver Collapsible Cup c1899 by Sampson Mordan. A rare Victorian Sterling Silver Collapsible Cup or Collapsible Beaker dating to 1899, which was made by the highly respected firm of Sampson Mordan & Co. (please see the detailed close-up photographs provided, which form an integral part of the item's description). This wonderful Antique Collapsible Cup, which weighs 56.8 grams, has a diameter of approx' 4.0cms across the lid. When closed it is approximately 1.4cms high extending to 3.8cms when it is fully opened with the lid removed. As shown, this fine quality Sterling Silver Collapsible Beaker by Sampson Mordan is fully Hallmarked. It is stamped with a full British Hallmark confirming that it is made from solid Sterling Silver and that it was assayed in London in 1899. It is stamped with either a full or part hallmark, as shown, in three places: inside the Lid; on the bottom section of the Beaker; and on the underside of the Beaker. This stunning piece of Antique English Silver is in'as found' condition; it has no dings and much of the interior gilded finish has survived intact. However, on close inspection the chain attaching the lid to the base of the beaker needs to be re. Attached and one of the internal seams at the base of the beaker has opened, as shown - otherwise it is just sublime. As shown, the exterior has wear and surface scratches commensurate with age, but t.
His stunning piece would undoubtedly polish up nicely. I will leave that to the purchaser as many silver collectors are understandably keen to personally oversee the cleaning process of their acquisitions. In summary, this is a rare Sampson Mordan C ollapsible Cup or Beaker dating to 1899 - it is quite simply sublime.
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More examples of the finest quality Victorian & Edwardian Antique Jewellery. The item "Antique Sampson Mordan Sterling Silver Collapsible Beaker Cup c1899" is in sale since Wednesday, September 2, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Solid Silver\Other Solid Silver". The seller is "lillybumblebeevictorianjewels" and is located in Hamilton. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Maker: Sampson Mordan & Co
- Product: Collapsible Cup
- Age: 1850-1899
- Composition: Solid Silver