This is a lovely antique Victorian silver plated casket bearing the makers mark of the renowned silversmiths, Elkington & Co. and the designers mark for the Department Of Science & Art, designed by Alexandre Gueyton, and circa 1880 in date.
The casket is a faithful copy of a silver casket by the renowned French designer and silversmith Alexandre Gueyton, displayed during The Great Exhibition in 1851 and bought by the Victoria & Albert Museum.
It feature a rectangular shaped crypt altar with a seated figure of the Virgin Mary, the casket with superb heavily chased decoration.
Add some elegance to your home with this lovely casket.
In excellent condition with no dings, dents or signs of repair. Please see photos for confirmation.
Dimensions in cm:
Height 18 x Width 18 x Depth 10
Dimensions in inches:
Height 7 inches x Width 7 inches x Depth 4 inches
Our reference: A2758