Sterling Silver Bottle Sleeve Henry Matthews Chester Antique c1907.

Cheryl Mace

CLM06591

Sterling Silver Bottle Sleeve Henry Matthews Chester Antique c1907. 

This nice sterling silver bottle sleeve was made by Henry Matthews and was assayed in Chester in c1907. It is enclosing an empty contemporary bottle of Eau de Cologne by the Civil Service Supply Association of London (because which respectable government official wants to be spotted with cologne on their dressing chest!). It is offered in good condition overall with some dents to the sleeve and a short crack in the neck of the bottle.

Dimensions inc bottle: 13.5 x 5 cm or 5.3 x 2 inches.

Weight of sleeve: 35 grams or 22.5 penny weight.