Victorian Novelty Silver & Enamel Punch & Judy Puppet Booth Vesta Case

Sampson Mordan, London 1887
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An extremely rare Victorian novelty silver and enamel Vesta Case made in the form of a colourful Punch & Judy Puppet Booth, depicting the two characters at the top and a ""Bottler"" playing drums and Dog Toby in front of the booth. The peaked domed top set with a striker. A sprung flip-top lid to the base engraved with a registered design number: 85810.

By Sampson Mordan, London, 1887.

Provenance: Christies's South Kensington, Tuesday 5th October 1999, Lot 126 (Front Cover).

Reserved - £8,500.00

Condition
In good original condition with just minor surface scratches and a tiny flake to the enamel at the peak of the booth, a couple of minor dinks to the silver on the reverse.
Dimensions
H
55 mm (2.17 inches)
W
23 mm (0.91 inches)
D
9 mm (0.35 inches)
Weight
24.00 Grams (0.77 troy ounces)
Country
England
Stock Code
TRS190324A
Medium
Silver & Enamel