London, South Kensington
13 December 2007
A SILVER HEART-SHAPED PHOTOGRAPH FRAME,
MARK OF JOHN & WILLIAM DEAKIN, CHESTER, CIRCA 1900,(DATE LETTER INDISTINCT),
With reed & ribbon border, four applied vacant scrolls, the upper two flanking an inscription "From Xmas 1903", blue velvet back & strut, in fitted arch-shaped leather case tooled with gold fleur-de-lys & a black leather heart on the upper part of the right-hand door of break front, the case lined in green velvet & silk, the velvet imprinted with fleur-de-lys motifs & the case with its own strut at back, imprinted in gold with retailer's details of J.C.Vickery, Regent Street - 7.5 in. high (19 cm.).
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