Solid Silver Antique Victorian Flower Brooch, Hallmarked to 1888 Solid Silver Antique Victorian Flower Brooch, Hallmarked to 1888

$50.00
Late 1800s' antique solid silver brooch. This gorgeous piece of Victorian Aesthetic Movement silver jewellery is hallmarked to 1888 and made by Sydenham Brothers of Birmingham, England.

This is a handsome late 1800s floral brooch featuring a posy of flowers set within an oval shape with scalloped edging. Closes at the back with an extended pin and c clasp.

Sentimental jewellery was popular during the 1800s as was the language of flowers, whereby people wore certain flowers to convey particular meanings, in a rather coded fashion. Books from this period included the 1819 'Le Langage des Fleurs' by Charlotte de Latour, the 1883 'Etiquette and the Language of Flowers', and Kate Greenaway's illustrated 'Language of Flowers' published in 1884.

Hallmarks: Anchor for Birmingham Assay Office, Lion for British silver, O for the date of 1888, S. Bros for silversmiths Sydenham Brothers.

Measures: 1 inch x 1 1/2 inch Weighs: 5g

Condition: Very good with expected age wear

History snippet: The silversmiths, Sydenham Brothers was founded by George and Robert Sydenham who were jewellery manufacturers based in Tenby Street, Birmingham, England. The Victoria and Albert Museum in London has further details on its collections website and mentions a 1913 advertisement, which describes the company as manufacturers of diamond and gem-set jewellery. Sydenham Brothers was founded during the latter half of the 1800s, became a limited company in 1910 (the year George died) and ceased trading in 1930.

Important: Please keep all beads and small items of jewellery away from young children as they could present a choking hazard.

All vintage items have been pre-used, unless stated otherwise, and may have gentle signs of wear.

Boxes shown are for display only. This will be sent in new packaging.

Delivery:
UK delivery is included.
International buyers, please see the shipping calculator at checkout and ensure you select the tracking option if you require it or contact me prior to purchase.
Please contact me prior to purchase if you need your item for a specific date.

For antique and vintage clothing, jewellery & accessories:
Website: www.hurdyburdy.com

Instagram @hurdyburdyvintage
Facebook @hurdyburdyvintage

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Late 1800s' antique solid silver brooch. This gorgeous piece of Victorian Aesthetic Movement silver jewellery is hallmarked to 1888 and made by Sydenham Brothers of Birmingham, England.

This is a handsome late 1800s floral brooch featuring a posy of flowers set within an oval shape with scalloped edging. Closes at the back with an extended pin and c clasp.

Sentimental jewellery was popular during the 1800s as was the language of flowers, whereby people wore certain flowers to convey particular meanings, in a rather coded fashion. Books from this period included the 1819 'Le Langage des Fleurs' by Charlotte de Latour, the 1883 'Etiquette and the Language of Flowers', and Kate Greenaway's illustrated 'Language of Flowers' published in 1884.

Hallmarks: Anchor for Birmingham Assay Office, Lion for British silver, O for the date of 1888, S. Bros for silversmiths Sydenham Brothers.

Measures: 1 inch x 1 1/2 inch Weighs: 5g

Condition: Very good with expected age wear

History snippet: The silversmiths, Sydenham Brothers was founded by George and Robert Sydenham who were jewellery manufacturers based in Tenby Street, Birmingham, England. The Victoria and Albert Museum in London has further details on its collections website and mentions a 1913 advertisement, which describes the company as manufacturers of diamond and gem-set jewellery. Sydenham Brothers was founded during the latter half of the 1800s, became a limited company in 1910 (the year George died) and ceased trading in 1930.

Important: Please keep all beads and small items of jewellery away from young children as they could present a choking hazard.

All vintage items have been pre-used, unless stated otherwise, and may have gentle signs of wear.

Boxes shown are for display only. This will be sent in new packaging.

Delivery:
UK delivery is included.
International buyers, please see the shipping calculator at checkout and ensure you select the tracking option if you require it or contact me prior to purchase.
Please contact me prior to purchase if you need your item for a specific date.

For antique and vintage clothing, jewellery & accessories:
Website: www.hurdyburdy.com

Instagram @hurdyburdyvintage
Facebook @hurdyburdyvintage

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All items are inspected prior to going on sale with their condition noted in the listings. Another quality check takes place at the time of packaging for delivery. Garments are placed in tissue and jewellery is generally sent in a velvet pouch or card jewellery box. Everything is sent in biodegradable mailbags or card boxes.

Delivery

UK Delivery: Free standard delivery to UK mainland addresses.

Worldwide Delivery: Royal Mail Airmail. To calculate shipping costs, before you commit to buy, go to your shopping cart where you will find our shipping calculator.

If you need more information about shipping times, and/or prices, use the contact us form or email hello@hurdyburdy.com

Based in Germany or Italy? Contact us prior to purchase as shipping is taking longer due to new packaging laws and customs delays.

Customs charges and duties payable on arrival in the destination country are the buyer's responsibility.

Returns

We offer no quibble returns for all items returned in ‘as sent’ condition. Please contact the shop to cancel your item within 14 days of delivery.

For shipping updates, see our full Shipping & Returns policies at the bottom of this web page in the Delivery & Returns section.

All items are inspected prior to going on sale with their condition noted in the listings. Another quality check takes place at the time of packaging for delivery. Garments are placed in tissue and jewellery is generally sent in a velvet pouch or card jewellery box. Everything is sent in biodegradable mailbags or card boxes.

Delivery

UK Delivery: Free standard delivery to UK mainland addresses.

Worldwide Delivery: Royal Mail Airmail. To calculate shipping costs, before you commit to buy, go to your shopping cart where you will find our shipping calculator.

If you need more information about shipping times, and/or prices, use the contact us form or email hello@hurdyburdy.com

Based in Germany or Italy? Contact us prior to purchase as shipping is taking longer due to new packaging laws and customs delays.

Customs charges and duties payable on arrival in the destination country are the buyer's responsibility.

Returns

We offer no quibble returns for all items returned in ‘as sent’ condition. Please contact the shop to cancel your item within 14 days of delivery.

For shipping updates, see our full Shipping & Returns policies at the bottom of this web page in the Delivery & Returns section.

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