This beautiful piece of sterling silver was purchased from a very prominent Montecito, California estate. This is an excellent example of early English Victorian silver. It is a hand crafted wine castor which if fully signed with hallmarks attributing the piece to the Angell Brothers and made in 1841 in London. This piece is in excellent original condition. There is a shield for a monogram that was never engraved. It measures 5 1/2 inches in diameter and 3 inches at the tallest part of the scrolled rim. It has a very classical open pierced design which culminates with a styalized shell design separated by double scrolls. It is fully hallmarked, please refer to photos. This remarkable piece of early Victorian silver has not been polished. Most collectors prefer it. This is a fine example of craftsmanship from a bygone era.
Item ID: A-1210
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