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Victorian Enamelled Silver 'Punch Magazine' Cover Vesta Case
A good Victorian silver and enamel Vesta Case of rounded rectangular form with hinged lid and silver gilt interior. The cover inset with a monochrome enamel panel depicting the front cover of Punch Magazine dated 1892.

By John Millward Banks, Birmingham, 1892
Price £795.00
Condition In good condition with no damage or repair, minor pocket wear and surface scratches to the enamel and a couple of tiny dinks to the base.
Height 45  mm (1.77 inches)
Width 30  mm (1.18 inches)
Depth 10  mm (0.39 inches)
Weight 32.00 Grams (1.03 troy ounces)
Country England
Stock Code NW230418B
Medium Silver & Enamel
Literature The design for the cover of Punch Magazine was drawn by Richard "Dickie" Doyle (September 1824 – 11 December 1883. Doyle was a notable illustrator of the Victorian era. His work frequently appeared, amongst other places, in Punch magazine; he drew the cover of the first issue, and designed the magazine's masthead, a design that was used for over a century.


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