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983. Antique Victorian Lady’s Traveling Silver on Copper Vanity Hair Curling Tongs
An Exceptionally Fine and Rare Example of an English Victorian Silver Plate Cased Lady’s Travelling Hair Curling Tongs, complete with its original fluid screw top container and fitted twin light heating burner mechanism with tongs stand. Last half of the Nineteenth Century.
Casket of oval outline with a hinged cushioned lid inserted in a fitted undertray with stunning pierced repousse decoration depicting flowers, berries and elaborate scrolling, the lid is mounted with a cover which has similar decoration, opening with a neat push button to reveal interior.
Condition: Superb condition with no imperfections or losses, light wear to silver plating at high points. Makers initials at base A.B.
Casket Width: 6.25" (16cm). Height: 2.25" (5.5cm). Depth: 3.25” (8.25cm).
Location: Dublin City, Ireland.
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