Rare Victorian Silver 'Dryburgh Abbey & Abbotsford House' Aide Memoire

JOSEPH WILLMORE, BIRMINGHAM 1834
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An extremely rare William IV silver mounted Aide Memoire with two rectangular silver panels chased and embossed with landscape scenes inside scroll-work borders, one depicting a rare view of Abbotsford House (the home of Sir Walter Scott) from across the river Tweed and the other with the ruins of Dryburgh Abbey between Melrose and Kelso in Scotland. Each panel surmounted by a shaped cartouche engraved with a crest of a cat. The green silk lined interior complete with three ivory pages. A contemporary silver Propelling Pencil held within two leather retaining loops.

By Joseph Willmore, Birmingham, 1834

Sold - £950.00

Condition
In good condition with just minor staining to the silk lining and lacking one leather retaining loop for the pencil.
Dimensions
H
82  mm (3.23 inches)
W
55  mm (2.17 inches)
D
9  mm (0.35 inches)
Weight
55.00 Grams (1.77 troy ounces)
Country
England
Stock Code
EB775
Medium
Silver