RARE ANTIQUE VICTORIAN SILVER VESTA CASE / MATCH HOLDER BIRM. 1885

RARE ANTIQUE VICTORIAN SILVER VESTA CASE / MATCH HOLDER BIRM. 1885

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A rare Antique Victorian Solid Silver Vesta Case / Match Striker decorated with an unusual Ancient Grecian themed design. The Case has a hammered finish embellished with hcased images of ancient Grecian Soldiers and designs. The Vesta also has the word ΧΑΡΙΣ engraved - translating as Kharis or Charis, one of the three graces in ancient Grecian lore, and with important meaning in the Christian faith later.

Made in Birmingham.
Date - 1885.
Maker - Levi & Salaman

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Dimensions:

Width 4.4 cm / 1 34"
Depth 3.7 cm / 1 12"
Weight 18.9 g (0.61 troy ozs)
Year

1885

Medium

Solid Silver

Country

Birmingham

Signed

Full English Hallmarks.

Condition

This Vesta is in very good condition.

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