Item : Hotel Silver Picture Frame From The Savoy Hotel London
Origin : England, Late 19th Century
Marks : Marked completely on the easel back clearly shown in one of the photos
Materials : Triple Deposit , hard white metal
Size : Interior picture cut-out measures 5" X 3 & 1/4" , ...... The outer most measurements are 8 & 1/4" X 5 & 5/8"
Scale : Medium in scale , please note sizes above.
Condition : In excellent antique condition with obvious signs of age and use . Where the easel back is attached on the backside , it appears the framework is pushed in a bit . This does not prevent a picture and thin piece of glass from being inserted . The logo on the front is faint .
Comments : Always on the lookout for great pieces of old hotel silver , this piece didn't disappoint ! Super rare, from the original Savoy Hotel London and made by the esteemed silversmith Mappin & Webb. ......The Savoy Hotel London, in business since 1889 and Mappin & Webb in business since 1775.
Made of the companies' Prince's Plate , a higher quality silver plating process than normal with a triple deposit of silver. ......Easel back for table -top use and complete with the first Savoy Hotel London logo on the front of the frame and all the pertinent info on the back side of the easel , including its third floor designation . Not certain of its original intended use , ...... perhaps meant for changing notices to third floor guests , directing them to a grand event . ......
All items are used and appear as such. Every effort will be made to describe all aspects of each piece in detail , including condition . That said , please refer to the pictures , as they are the best indicators of condition.
Savoy Hotel London Picture Frame ; Prince's Plate By Mappin & Webb ...... Rare !