Antique sterling silver and other
English silver plate and continental silver plate items for home decor or the
cabinet of curiosities. Silver picture frames, silver vases and bowls and all
manner of oddities, silver snuff boxes, silver cigarette cases, hip flasks and
anything else that requires a diversified catch-all.
The B denotes this has a rare Britannia metal base ( pewter with a high level of tin). This specific "lozenge in beehive" mark ws used between 1909 nd 1914 on uitems intended for export to France. I/O denotes silver plating and OX an "oxidi
The Gaelic Sgian Dubh translates as black or hidden knife. The Scots were so untusting of one another that knives were designed to secrete in waistbands and armpits. Despite this being a dress example and intended to be decorative or for nothing more than