English Sterling Silver Oil Lamp With Figural Snake Handle Gold Wash Marked 1902
English Sterling Silver Oil Lamp with Figural Snake Handle Gold Wash Marked 1902-3. Presented is an elegant English sterling silver gold wash oil lamp with a figural snake handle and a great detailed evegrave decoration around the sides of scrolling leaves and figural winged dragons or snakes. It is marked for silver made in London England with a makers mark and a date mark for silver made c1902-3. It has only some pin-prick dings with some minor loss of gold wash and some fine scratches from use and care with no monogram. It is and excellent piece for the silver collector from a time of high art in a time of historical attention to the natural world and the beginning of Art Nouveau style.
4.7 ounces on my postal scale or 132 grams. A makers mark and a date mark for silver made in London England c1902-3.
Some minor dings, no monogram, some loss of gold wash, some fine scratches from use and care. This is my hobby and I do it for fun and a little spare cash. I describe my items to the best of my abilities. Please ask questions if there is anything in particular that you need to know.
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- Age: 1900-1940
- Composition: Sterling Silver
- Type: Oil Lamp
- Origin: England