This is a beautiful set of six sterling silver napkin rings, with superb bright-cut engraved decoration of leafy stems, in the original leather and gilt case.
They bear the mark of the renowned retailer and silversmith Mappin & Webb and hallmarks for London 1898.
The box bears the gold retailers details, of Mappin & Webb,
Goldsmiths and Silversmiths, 2 Queen Victoria Street, London EC
This set would definitely enhance your dining experience as well as make a beautiful gift.
In excellent condition with clear hallmarks and no dings, dents or signs of repair. Please see photos for confirmation.
Dimensions in cm:
Height 6 x Width 18 x Depth 12
Weight 5.12 troy oz-Of silver
Dimensions in inches:
Height 2 inches x Width 7 inches x Depth 5 inches
Our reference: 08911
founded in 1774 by JonathanMappin,Mappin& Webb is one of the UK's leading retailers of finejewelleryand silverware. Today, it is renowned for combining timeless craftsmanship with superior quality and contemporary design to produce exquisitejewellery, elegant silverware, watches and glassware.
JonathanMappinopened his first small silversmith workshop in Sheffield in 1774 and the following year theMappinmark was entered at the assay office. Over the next fifteen years JonathanMappin'sreputation for producing high quality silver spread throughout Sheffield. From these humble beginnings the business grew steadily and soon the next generation were expanding the business further
The first storewasopened in London in 1849 at 17 Fore Street and was soon followed by stores inMoorgateand King William Street. In 1858, following rapid expansion of the Sheffield factory, John NewtonMappininvited his brother-in-law, George Webb to join him in the business. The first association ofMappin& Webb was forged.
Mappin& Webb is one of the UK's leading retailers of finejewelleryand silverware. Today, it is renowned for combining timeless craftsmanship with superior quality and contemporary design to produce exquisitejewellery, elegant silverware, watches and glassware.
TodayMappin& Webb is silversmith to Her Majesty the Queen and to His Royal Highness Prince of Wales.
Antiques.co.uk Ref: 2RJ938PBV
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