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What year is this piece?


#1

Thanks,I am just trying to find out the year of this piece.

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#2

London - assay year 1852/53.


#3

Thankyou very much,how collectable is a piece like this? It has been in our family for a long time. I was also trying to find more information on Robert victor Dumenil and what year he started as a silversmith.

Thanking you

David


#4

I also have the wooden stem it is about 300mm long.


#5


#6

Robert Victor Dumenil registered his first mark on 14th November 1895 but Culme in his “Directory of Gold and Silversmiths, Jewellers and Allied Traders 1838-1914” notes that he took over the business of Frederick Dumenil on the latter’s death in 1894.

Phil


#7

Thanks Phil,that answers the questions I had about Robert Dumenil,how popular is Robert Davies’s work?

Thanking you
David Spry