Very Stylish & Top Quality Antique Solid Sterling Silver Art Deco Match Holder, Striker & Ashtray, including a Larger leaf for Cigars. Fully Hallmarked Birmingham Date Letter I for 1910.By Jospeh Gloster Ltd, Birmingham. No Monogram Or Personal Engraving. Silver Weight : 42.4 Grams.
Top quality and Stylish, antique early art deco solid sterling silver Match Holder, Match Striker and Ashtray. Stunning piece without any blemishes whatsoever, Unique design and an excellent example early art deco, simply beautiful. Shaped in the format of a flower with seven petals, including a larger petal for resting a cigar, in the centre of the tray is the bud, which is beautifully engine lined to the exterior which would be the match sticker. In amazing condition, absolutely superb. In todays world this stunning combination tray could be used for a multiple of uses.
The Hallmarks are stamped on the facial side of the trays base, they are very clear and easily readable. G Ltd : Birmingham Assay Anchor : Lion Passant : date letter l 1910.
Made by the renowned silversmiths Joseph Gloster Ltd, Birmingham, famous for his quality & workmanship. The tray is top quality and very substantial weighing approx 42.4 grams, fabulous gauge of silver with a wonderful unmarked shine. Very clean and hygienic both face side and underneath, superb / & exceptional example of early art deco.
(Looks like its never been used). Width with rests : 10.5 cm. Base diameter : 5.5 cm. Apologies for the reflections, photos were taken is a conservatory, hence the reflection of the glass roof.
To appreciate the beauty of this stunning piece, please checkout the photos as they are an important part of the description and they will reflect the condition, style and beauty of this quality antique Art Deco Combination Ashtray. Superb / exceptional condition, Art Deco defined, No Dents, dints or scratches, sits straight and true, no wobbles.It has some light marks inside the base of the match holder, but very minor. Wonderful depth of shine, this piece absolutely gleams. The tray is approximately 114 years of age it may show some very minor signs of use, however they would be very minor as I can't see any.