A stunning English Victorian travelling silver and glass Vesta box. The top is nicely engraved with a wall and bowl of apples and a gold circular disc in the centre, engraved with the initials 'C.I.H'. Has a lift-up striking lid which has a holder for a lit vesta to stand in. Most of the original interior gilding is still there and the glass is in good order. Marked T.W possibly Thomas Whipham. Hallmarked London 1878.
Base: 1 1/2" X 1 1/2" (approx 4cm)
Height (closed): 1 3/4" (approx 4.5cm)
Total weight: 150g
Fabulous collectors piece! Don't miss this one for your collection!
In good condition
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