A Sterling Silver and Tortoiseshell Trinket / Jewellery Box
A Sterling Silver and Tortoiseshell Trinket / Jewellery Box
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Sterling Silver & Tortoiseshell Trinket/Jewellery Box made in 1913

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A sterling silver and tortoiseshell round trinket/jewellery box. The pull-off lid has a tortoiseshell panel which is ornamented with silver pique work.

Date 1913
Made By Charles Edwards
Location Birmingham
Stock Number W240x34T

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W240x34T
Date:
1913
Maker: Charles Edwards
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Description

A sterling silver and tortoiseshell round trinket/jewellery box. The pull-off lid has a tortoiseshell panel which is ornamented with silver pique work.

Dimensions: height 3.17 cm, width 6.9 cm

Maker
Charles Edwards

This firm of manufacturing silversmiths, established in 1865 according to their illustrated catalogues published in the 1920s, commenced trading under the name of William & Charles Edwards. The first marks being entered by William Edwards from 12 Red Lion Street, Clerkenwell, EC, where they are listed until 1878 as working silversmiths. Thereafter, marks were entered from the same address, first by Thomas Edwards, followed by Charles Edwards.

Afterwards, trading under his own name, Charles Edwards moved to 2A Northampton Square, Clerkenwell, where from 1879 he is listed as a silversmith and again before 1884 to 8 Northampton Square, Clerkenwell, EC. Continuing to trade under the style of Charles Edwards, the firm was subsequently taken over by Charles Albert Eldridge (1889 – 1968), who registered his own mark at Goldsmiths’ Hall on 26 August 1924.

In 1958, the business was converted into a limited liability company as C. Edwards Ltd but was sold and closed a couple of years later.

Delivery Details

We provide worldwide postage/shipping and everything is fully tracked and insured. Purchases will be sent via Royal Mail Special Delivery, FedEx, Parcel Force, A-Z couriers; other delivery providers may be used in extenuating circumstances. We deliver to the address provided at the time of purchase but not to PO addresses, as a signature is required upon delivery.

Some countries levy import duties and local taxes. Payment of these is the purchaser’s responsibility and beyond the control of William Walter Antiques Ltd. When the container has reached the destination country, a customs representative will contact you for payment prior to delivery.

Import restrictions are applicable to some destinations, especially the import of products containing materials such as ivory and tortoiseshell. We cannot accept orders requiring shipment to any countries which implement such controls.

All items are checked and photographed prior to packaging, and we aim to dispatch 1-3 days after receiving cleared payment.

Delivery Charges:
For the UK £15.00
For Europe £30.00
For the rest of World £50.00
The charges are subject to change

About William Walter Antiques

At the heart of William Walter Antiques is our dedication to providing our customers with beautiful silver of supreme quality, which celebrates all that is precious about sterling silver. Customer service also being paramount, our long-standing, devoted staff team go above and beyond the call of duty for all our clients. We believe it is this combination of passion and commitment that has kept our customers with us for many years.

How to buy

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Phone Number
+44 (0) 207 242 3248

Email
info@williamwalter.co.uk

Visit us at the London Silver Vaults
William Walter Antiques,
London Silver Vaults,
53-64 Chancery Lane,
London, WC2A 1QS

Opening Hours
Mon – Fri: 10:00 – 17:00
Sat: 09:00 – 12.30

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