English Antique Sterling Silver Honey Bowl Bee Engraved 1891 Victorian 177g For Sale
A very good quality large Victorian sterling silver bowl. It is hallmarked for Sheffield 1891 with the maker’s marks being HA for Henry Atkin, a good quality well respected firm. It has an unusual design having gadrooned sides with an embossed raised centre with flower like decoration. Its rim has been finely engraved with a honey bee which makes me suspect it may have been intended to hold honey. It is in outstanding condition being free from dings splits and repairs, the inside is faintly gilded. It is a good useful size measuring over 5.5 inches (14.2cms) across by almost 2 inches (5cms) tall. It impressively weighs 5.7 troy ounces (177 grams). A superbly designed eye catching piece.
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