Victorian Silver & Enamel Horse Racing Vesta Case

George Heath, London 1895
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A very fine Victorian silver and enamel Vesta Case of rounded rectangular form with flat sprung hinged flip-top lid, the face enamelled with a scene of thoroughbred horses and jockeys preparing for a race. Several famous racing colours of the period are illustrated including the yellow silks and black cap of Hugh Grosvenor, first Duke of Westminster. The reverse engraved with contemporary initials GHE.

By George Heath, London, 1895.

£1,500.00

Condition
In good condition with just one tiny nick to the silver and associated minute fleck of missing enamel (top right).
Dimensions
H
48 mm (1.89 inches)
W
35 mm (1.38 inches)
D
15 mm (0.59 inches)
Weight
43.00 Grams (1.38 troy ounces)
Country
England
Stock Code
PB17112.9
Medium
Silver & Enamel