Ceramic biscuit jar with silver plated lid & handle

Oct 12, 2021. 19:46 UTC
Ceramic biscuit jar with silver plated lid & handle
Sarah
United States of America

Acquired from
Inherited

For sale
Yes
Description

This is a somewhat square-shaped biscuit jar with a silver-plated rim, lid and handle. The lid states, "Presented to Mrs. ? by her society class Woodville 1891." Not sure what her name is. There is a mark and a number stamped on the bottom of the jar and a raised mark also that looks like a banner. The lid is marked too The jar is 5.75 inches tall not including the lid. It is about 5 inches across each side. The diameter at the top is 4.25 inches. Does have crazing but no chips or cracks.

Provenance

Belonged to our German mother who collected biscuit jars.

Answered within about 15 hours
Oct 13, 10:28 UTC
By Delia

Fair Market Value

$50 - $75 USD

Suggested Asking Price

$75 USD
What does this mean?

Hi Sarah,

Thank you for contacting Mearto with your appraisal inquiry.
Based on the photos and information provided, and subject to examination, this is:

An antique late English Victorian Bow porcelain silverplated biscuit jar
the lid engraved "Presented to Mrs. Hoskings by her society class Woodville 1891."
The lid bearing the mark for Shaw & Fisher, Sheffield, England, the mark in use after 1872
5 3/4 inches tall, 5 inches wide
CONDITION: tarnishing to silverplated lid and crazing to body but otherwise appears to be in good condition commensurate to age and use.
PROVENANCE: inherited
$50-75*
*represents a fair-market value for auction purposes; retail or asking price may vary.

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