We are pleased to offer for your consideration. Authentic Antique English Victorian Hand Chased Silver Plate Folding Server Bun Biscuit Warmer! This English hand chased silver plate piece is done in the shape of a hinged scallop clam shell with beautiful scrolled leaf fern. And flower detailing and gold washed interior grill dividers. Pull the rings at the top and this outstanding piece opens to reveal two bowls with pierced covers. Each cover lifts so that buns, biscuits or bread may be place on each side and kept worm. It rests on four ornate curled legs and has two knobs on each side to lock bowls in place. All of the mechanisms work smoothly: the warmer opens and closes perfectly. Fully Hallmarked on both sides of the base, pic. Attributed to the middle-late 19th Century. 10 1/4 high x 8 3/4 wide x 5 3/4. Opened: 13 1/8″ long, from side to side x 7 3/8″ wide. Bowl is 2 1/2 deep. Weight about 3.5 lbs before packaging. Condition report: REAL ANTIQUE 19th Century piece, condition as pictured… Commensurable to the age. Some wear, some scratching and scuffing, some tarnishing and a couple of very tiny pin-size dips, hardly noticeable and not so visible on the photos. Works as should be: closes and opens perfectly. Was cleaned with a cloth for silver items only. Probably will appreciate cleaning and polishing. Please, read description including Condition Report and see and enlarge all 12 photos including collages from all angles of view for details and condition. We did our best to clean it with a special safe cloth, but it WAS NOT PROFESSIONALLY POLISHED or CLEANED. THE SALE IS FINAL! We invite you to visit our other auctions for more interesting and rare items: you never know what you will find! Thank you for looking! Buyers have 3 days to pay. The item “19C English Silver Plate Gold Wash Folding Scallop Clam Shell Biscuit Bun Warmer” is in sale since Friday, April 5, 2019. This item is in the category “Antiques\Silver\Non-U.S. Silver\United Kingdom”. The seller is “vapar23″ and is located in Hayward, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Style: Victorian
- Age: 1850-1899
- Pattern: Scrolling Leaf
- Type: Bun Warmer
- Country of Origin: England: Material: Silver Plate