Victorian Silver Butterfly Novelty Stationery Paper Clip. 1895 Hinged Desk Tidy.

£595.00

This wonderful antique stationery holder has a solid hallmarked silver hinged clip which is the form of a large butterfly mounted to a leather covered wooden base. The silver butterfly clip and the mount is fully hallmarked for London 1895 and is by renowned silversmith Samuel Jacob.

This beautiful novelty clip is of great quality and a very much sought after item. It would make a wonderful gift for a novelty silver collector and is a usable desk accessory.

Hallmark: Lion for Sterling Silver. Leopard head for London. Date letter U for 1895. Maker's mark SJ for Samuel Jacob.

Materials: Leather coated wooden base. Silver butterfly clip.

Base Size: Length - 19 cm (7 1/2") approx. Width - 14 cm (5 1/2") approx.

Silver Butterfly Size: Length - 13 cm (5 ") approx. Width - 7 cm (2 3/4") approx.

Total weight including base: 296 grams.

Date: 1895.

Maker: Samuel Jacob.

Condition: Excellent antique condition with some signs of light use in keeping with age. Some tarnishing. Light marks and staining to leather base. Please study all pictures as they form part of the description.

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