Victorian Silver 'Abbotsford House & Newstead Abbey' Aide Memoire

JOSEPH WILLMORE, BIRMINGHAM 1834
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A fine William IV silver mounted Aide Memoire with two rectangular silver panels chased and engraved with landscape scenes inside scroll work borders in high relief, one depicting a rare view of Abbotsford House (the home of Sir Walter Scott) from across the river Tweed and the other depicting Newstead Abbey (the home of Lord Byron). The green silk lined interior complete with three ivory pages named for days of the week. A contemporary silver propelling pencil held within leather retaining loops.

By Joseph Willmore, Birmingham, 1834

£550.00

Condition
The silk interior with some staining, the leather spine cracked and deteriorating, the silver covers in exceptional fine and crisp unworn condition.
Dimensions
H
83  mm (3.27 inches)
W
52  mm (2.05 inches)
D
10  mm (0.39 inches)
Weight
58.50 Grams (1.88 troy ounces)
Country
England
Stock Code
EBPP060213
Medium
Silver