Lot 15: Art Nouveau silver bonbon dish.
December 10, 2012
Birmingham, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: Art Nouveau silver bonbon dish of narrow oval form, florally embossed amongst whiplash lines and scrolls. Hallmarked Henry Matthews Birmingham 1887. Length measuring 8 1/4 inches (21 cm), weight 2.5 ozt (79 grams).
Condition Report: The dish displays general surface scratches, marks, wear and tarnishing commensurate with the age and use. Remnants of polish are visible and there are a few deeper scratches and minor surface nicks/dints to some areas, mainly visible to the plain centre and underside. The hallmarks to the underside are clear and legible.