Unusual Large Victorian Irish Silver Table Vesta Case

Edmond Johnson Ltd, Dublin 1895
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An unusual Victorian Irish silver Table Vesta Case of plain rectangular form and of a large size. The internal drawer sliding out either way, but stoped by blocks underneath the lid at either end. A striker plate applied to one side. The top engraved with an Armorial crest and initials - 'F.M.B.' (for Barry) and dated 1895.

By Edmond Johnson, Dublin, 1895. (Johnson was Master of the Goldsmiths Company of Dublin 1883 - 1890).

The crest and initials of the Barry family, Ireland.
Blazon of crest:- a castle arg., and issuing from the battlements a wolf's head gu.
There were many famous Barry's, but I can not trace F.M.B.

£395.00

Condition
In good condition with no damage or repair, minor wear and scratches.
Dimensions
H
80 mm (3.15 inches)
W
57 mm (2.24 inches)
D
27 mm (1.06 inches)
Weight
153.00 Grams (4.92 troy ounces)
Country
Ireland
Stock Code
TRS060220C
Medium
Silver