An Edwardian novelty silver thimble box modelled as a coal p...
£50 - £80
An Edwardian novelty silver thimble box modelled as a coal purdonium by Walker & Hall, Sheffield 1905, the hinged cover decorated with Reynolds angels, 4cm high, together with a hinged silver bangle by Joseph Smith & Sons, Birmingham 1967, 6.7cm x 5.8cm, and a heart-shaped ceramic scent bottle with silver cover, 5.3cm high (3)
Thimble box: Overall good. There is a moderate amount of denting, concentrated to the edges, base and cover. some splitting to the corners around the opening of the box. Some slight misshaping to the handle. Moderate wear to decoration on cover. Hallmarks are clear. Cover opens smoothly and closes securely.
Bangle: Overall very good. No signs of denting, thinning, splitting or repair. Decoration shows some wear. General scratching, wear and tear consistent with light wear. Safety chain in tact, clasp opening and closing smoothly and securely.
Bottle: good order. No chips, cracks or losses to the bottle. Lid is quite heavily dented, and is split/heavily misshapen around the bottom. Cork is still present but is worn and split. The lid does screw down and screw off securely, but can be quite still.