Timelessly beautiful and very useful, this sterling silver chatelaine compact from the early 1900s is expertly made and perfectly finished. The case has a soft gold washed interior and the original mirror.
As shown, the case looks lovely worn on a long chain, a unique locket or great for holding medication.
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The inside of the case has full hallmarks for sterling silver from Birmingham, England and the year 1919 with the maker's mark 'ALLD' for the renowned English silversmiths Adie & Lovekin Ltd. The large original suspension ring is also punched for sterling.
Size: 1.6 inch or 41mm in diameter, with a slim profile doming to 8mm.
Condition: Very, very good. No repairs or splits, a few small, soft dents, no nasty scratches. The mirror is excellent and the hinge is in perfect condition allowing the lid to close snugly. The case is smooth and a delight to handle.
Please note - any dark patches are camera reflections and the sky in the mirror is reflected from a gorgeous New Zealand Day!
Age: 1919 (98 years of age)
Weight: - 13.5gms
What a beauty - I watch out for Adie & Lovekin pieces as the are always, always lovely. Expertly made and with wonderful natural patina, the case looks fabulous on a necklace chain.
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