Finest English Silver & Collectable Antiquities. Preserving the past for the future. Very Rare Sterling Silver Early Victorian 1846 Game Skewer Francis Higgins II. A stunning and Very Rare English Sterling Silver Victorian Game Skewer made by prolific Silversmith maker of Bond Street, London Francis Higgins. As you can see from the photos quite breathtaking, the stem of the skewer is tapered, full set of English Sterling Silver Hallmarks.The finial depicts a hare and pheasant entwined, the detailing is superb, feathers to back and front of pheasant and the hare again has stunning detailing to both sides, please see photos. The piece comes with the benefit of being un-monogrammed and never spoilt with personalisation.
Most skewers on todays market are plain and bland becoming very hard to find ones with such detailing and with a game theme, would grace any collectors collection. Francis Higgins II, Bond Street, London, England.Makers Mark FH, Date Letter l 2846. Queen Victorias side cameo portrait. Stunning with no knocks or dents, the stem tip is every so slightly out of shape with a tiny nick mentioned purely for accuracy, apart from this top quality Rare Antique. Maybe a gift for someone special, birthdays , christenings , all occasions, for your own collection maybe. The item "Very Rare Sterling Silver Early Victorian 1846 Game Skewer Francis Higgins II" is in sale since Tuesday, October 11, 2011.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Solid Silver\Other Solid Silver". The seller is "uksilverantiques" and is located in london, London. This item can be shipped worldwide.