A Victorian novelty silver and enamel vesta case, the hinged lid having a painted enamel design of a woman explorer holding a telescope, by Sampson Mordan, London 1889, retailers Albert Barker of New Bond Street, length 57mm.
Estimate £300 - £500Sold for £1,050
The vesta case is in good overall condition enamel is in good order no chips just some light rubbing, silver case has all over surface scratches, there are a few very small surface dents, lid does shut slightly uneven, and clear hallmarks.
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