Set of Four Sterling Silver Birds Place Card Holders by E H W & Co London 1914
A set of four cast sterling silver place card holders, birds hallmarked at the base by the silversmiths E.H.W. & Co, London, 1914-1915. They are four different species of birds, in different positions. Each bird stands on a circular base, has a very detailed chasing and a vermeil finish in the plumage.
A small bar welded to the base serves as a clip to hold the placeholder card. Hallmarked at the base by the silver maker E.H.W. & Co, London, 1914-1915.
These delicious and rare antique silver objects come from a private Milanese residence.
Measures: Height 4.2 cm
Width 3.7 cm
Depth 2 cm.
height: 4.2 cm
width: 3.7 cm
depth: 2 cm
An Antique Silver oil and vinegar cruet set, having a Neoclassical style oval stand with hand-pierced and engraved decoration, with ring handle and a frame for two cut crystal cruet bottles with original stoppers . The bottle tops when the bottles are in use can sit into the snake-shaped holders on the side of the central silver stem. It stands on four foliate feet. Hallmarked Brescia, 1812/1872. F.C. silver maker monogram.
Good condition, 479 grams.