Victorian Novelty Silver & Enamel Shoe Last Vesta Case

Brownett & Jones, London 1877
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A fine quality Victorian silver and enamel Vesta Case made in the form of a wooden shoe last, with attached suspension ring and hinged lid. The base of the shoe enameled - "HERE'S THE LAST". Silver gilt interior.

By Brownett & Jones, London, 1877

Also engraved with the retailers mark of E.W. Streeter, 18 New Bond Street, London. Edwin William Streeter (1834-1923) was a widely regarded diamond, goldsmith, jewelry, and horological retailer in London. Streeter worked with the famous firm of Harry Emanuel and later became his successor. Streeter opened his first shop in 1867 on 18 Conduit Street and then, in 1873, took over H. Emanuel’s shop located on 18 New Bond Street. Streeter was an active figure in London’s society, and avid member in England’s diamond and precious stone industry.

Reserved - P.O.A.

Condition
In good condition with no damage or repair
Dimensions
H
30 mm (1.18 inches)
W
70 mm (2.76 inches)
D
18 mm (0.71 inches)
Weight
31.60 Grams (1.02 troy ounces)
Country
England
Stock Code
TRS260919
Medium
Silver