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RARE Mappin & Webb Prince's Plated Silver & Red Glass Firefly Jelly Dish by London & Sheffield
Jelly or honey pot dish made from plated silver and red glass, very rare and exquisitely crafted into the shape of a firefly. The firefly features red glass dish with plated silver body, legs, and wings. The wings are hinged and lift to reveal the jelly dish and feature a slot for the spoon. The piece is signed on the underside of the wings: "TRIPLE DEPOSIT Mappin & Webb's Prince's Plate London & Sheffield (letter 'f' in s shield) W11518." Also signed: "NE 255 (hallmark) Fabrication Anglaise." The spoon is also stamped, but does not appear to be the original matching spoon; the spoon is stamped: "Samborns Mexico" in addition to other worn markings. This piece is in excellent condition! Overall Length of the fly: 6-1/4". Overall Width of the Legs: 4-1/2". Height: 3".