English Mappin & Webb Silver Plate Ruby Red Glass Honey Bee Pot
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1 Unusual Decorative Antique English Mappin & Webb Silver Plate Honey Bee Pot.
In the form of a honey bee which is so stylish.
A feature that stands out is the detail to the Bees 6 legs & antenna also the ruby colour of the glass.
The bees wing lift up to reveal the opening for where you can keep you honey inside.
Made from fine silver plate over base metal & ruby glass.
The glass honey pot also can be unscrewed from the bee head so you can clean it.
So highly collectible & sought after by collectors.
Silversmith workmanship at its very best.
Having the Mappin & Webb engraved hallmark underneath, Princes S Plate together with London & Sheffield, numbered 35 and W11518.
Circa early 20th century 1920.
Mappin & Webb is a true British treasure with over 240 years of tradition and historical significance in the world of silver and fine jewellery. Renowned for combining timeless craftsmanship with superior quality and contemporary design, we have produced exquisite fine jewellery, elegant silverware, watches, glassware and the unique lifestyle accessories that have long been at the heart of affluent British society.
It’s a story that began in 1775, when Jonathan Mappin opened a workshop in Sheffield. His mission was to create the most beautifully crafted silverware for British society.
Over the immediate years that followed this would see the company expand internationally, receive Royal Warrants and commissions from Monarchs around the world, and become synonymous with excellence, craftsmanship and all things truly British.
Condition report offered in fine old used condition.
Having beautiful natural aged patina.
Having some noticeable wear and loss of silver plate scratches in places also 1 chip to the ruby glass pot commensurate with usage & age.
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Cheshire, United Kingdom
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