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Shiebler 118g Sterling Silver Scrolled dish vanity pin card tray

Shiebler 118g Sterling Silver Scrolled dish vanity pin card tray
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ABOUT: Here we have a rare vanity tray or perhaps oval under plate by George W. Shiebler with an elegant scrolled design. Is it Renaissance Revival? Is it Roccoco? Is it Baroque? I'm not exactly sure, but a very ornate design and Very nice quality. Dating to the late 1800s / pre-1910. It would be a beautiful jewelry tray or vanity tray even a serving dish for nuts or candies if you wanted to use it on your dining table or for tea time. Shiebler was dissolved in 1910 making them a highly sought after maker of collectible items. NO MONOGRAMS on it. MEASUREMENTS: Measures 8" by 4 1/2" at the widest parts. Weighs a sturdy 118 grams so it has a nice quality hand feel to it. Beautiful piece of Shiebler in solid sterling silver, typical of their high quality manufacturing. Similar trays have a thin / tinny feel to them where the bottoms are easily bendable, this one is more thick and substantial, especially on the base and sides compared to most. It is not repousse work where the metal is pressed from behind to mold a design. The back of this tray is completely smooth and thick so the solid silver designs are applied on top. MARKS: Marked Sterling with the Shiebler hallmark and 8114. IMPORTANT CONDITION NOTES: Please note that considering age of over 100 years, this is in estate condition with some surface wear and scratches commensurate with age. A small number of shallow nicks or pinhead dings, not deep, that almost appear like faint pock marks here and there on the base due to the highly mirrored finish amplifying any variation. It has held its shape perfectly over the years, no damage or dings to any of the scrolled design. I see one deeper hair like scratch on the smooth area of the rim and there is a scratch on the base. Please note this is not in mint condition and see photos closely.

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