A fine Omar Ramsden silver mother of pearl box
Price range: £1,000-5,000
For sale is this Omar Ramsden silver mother of pearl box. Dated London 1935. Even by the high standards of Omar Ramsden this is of exceptional quality. The box is decorated with architectural columns supporting a rim of silver thorns. Exemplifying the quality of the box, the interior silver rim is beautifully chased and aligned silver screws hold the rim in place. The base is sold silver. The box is wood lined. It is an exceptional gauge of silver and very tactile “in the hand.”
Condition is excellent and original.
Maker: Omar Ramsden
Designer: Omar Ramsden
Date : 1935
Marks: OR, London date letter “u”. Inscribed “Omar Ramsden me fecit”
Material: Sterling silver, mother of pearl
Size: 11.75 cm long, 7.0 cm wide 4.0 cm high.
Weight : 414 grams, 14.6 oz (not silver weight)