Share your favorites on Show & Tell

Solid Silver ART NOUVEAU Box. London Hallmarks

In Silver > Art Nouveau Silver > Show & Tell and Silver > English Silver > Show & Tell.
riazpropman's loves5 of 19Mickey & Company 14K Gold Woman's Watch Diamonds Around FaceIs this a Fenton?
8
Love it
0
Like it

miKKoChristmas11miKKoChristmas11 loves this.
BazelmaniaBazelmania loves this.
cogitocogito loves this.
blunderbuss2blunderbuss2 loves this.
vetraio50vetraio50 loves this.
inkyinky loves this.
ManikinManikin loves this.
riazpropmanriazpropman loves this.
See 6 more
Add to collection

    Please create an account, or Log in here

    If you don't have an account, create one here.


    Create a Show & TellReport as inappropriate


    Posted 8 years ago

    goody2shoes
    (1 item)

    I inherited this lovely silver box from my mother. I always loved it and am so pleased to have it. She bought it in the 1950s in York but I have no idea who the maker is or exactly how old it is. I've hunted through London makers' marks to no avail. There is a cloverleaf with (I think) the initials WGC and finally a letter 'F'.

    It measures 17cm x 10cm and is 7cm high

    It was hard to take good photos. The Art Nouveau design is beautifully crafted and it's quite heavy - weighs approx 450gm

    Unsolved Mystery

    Help us close this case. Add your knowledge below.

    logo
    Art Nouveau Silver
    See all
    ANTIQUE ART NOUVEAU CHARLES HORNER SILVER ENAMEL PENDANT NECKLACE CHESTER 1910
    ANTIQUE ART NOUVEAU CHARLES HORNER ...
    $16
    RARE PAIR 1900 LOETZ AUSTRIAN ART GLASS VASES w SILVER BRONZE ART NOUVEAU LADIES
    RARE PAIR 1900 LOETZ AUSTRIAN ART G...
    $148
    ANTIQUE VINTAGE EDWARDIAN ART NOUVEAU SILVER KEEPSAKE LOCKET FOB CHARM PENDANT
    ANTIQUE VINTAGE EDWARDIAN ART NOUVE...
    $6
    Rare Art Nouveau Antique Solid Silver Guilloche Enamel Box / Pill Pot Container
    Rare Art Nouveau Antique Solid Silv...
    $3
    logo
    ANTIQUE ART NOUVEAU CHARLES HORNER SILVER ENAMEL PENDANT NECKLACE CHESTER 1910
    ANTIQUE ART NOUVEAU CHARLES HORNER ...
    $16
    See all

    Comments

    1. riazpropman riazpropman, 8 years ago
      try looking at irish hallmarks,just a thought.
    2. subversivegrrl subversivegrrl, 8 years ago
      The leopard head is London's city mark, and the "f" is 1901 (based on the style of the letter and the shape of the shield.) Don't have any help for you on the WGC/shamrock, unfortunately, but maybe someone else will.
    3. subversivegrrl subversivegrrl, 8 years ago
      I also meant to say - this is *gorgeous.*
    4. vetraio50 vetraio50, 8 years ago
      W G Connell - (registered Apr 1893)
    5. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 8 years ago
      When Hems catches up on sleep, he can tell you.
    6. goody2shoes goody2shoes, 8 years ago
      Thanks so much Vetraio50 . I've found out lots about Connells since you informed me. I certainly haven't seen such a beautiful example as this and think it's quite exceptional. It's also in immaculate condition. Anyone have ideas what the box was designed for?
    7. subversivegrrl subversivegrrl, 8 years ago
      I would guess it's a cigarette box?

    Want to post a comment?

    Create an account or login in order to post a comment.