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Antique STERLING Silver Wedding Bouquet POSEY HOLDER 1900

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Directory: Antiques: Decorative Art: Metals: Silver: Sterling: Pre 1910: Item # 1309731

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Fiona Kenny Antiques
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P.O. Box 11
Thorold, Ontario, Canada L2V 3Y7

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A scarce antique period sterling silver filigree posey holder or tussie mussie c1900. Late Victorian or early Edwardian period posey holders, popularly known as tussie mussies in the UK, were used to hold floral bridal bouquets. This ornate but delicate looking 3" long example has a loop for the (now missing) chain which would have terminated in a heavy straight pin which went through the bottom section of the posey to keep it in place. Sometimes the chains were double ended, and the second end had a finger loop This rare solid silver posy holder weighs 25.8 grams. It is unmarked, but had been tested. It is in very good condition with no dents, bends, corrosion, losses, damage or repairs other than the loss of the (replaceable) chain with flat pin/peg. A unique and beautiful wedding accessory. All items are thoroughly and conservatively graded and all condition issues are noted; all items are vintage or antique and may have slight signs of gentle use as would be expected. Silver and silver plated items are hand-polished, not buffed, and our halogens and magnified images may exaggerate otherwise barely noticeable scratches and flaws. GUARANTEE: ALL of our items are antique or vintage and from the period listed. NONE are reproductions or recreations. Expedited insured tracked parcel shipping to the U.S. starts at $26 and expedited shipping within Canada starts at $15. Rates vary by destination, value, size, weight, payment option and shipping method. Other payment, tracking and insurance options are available - please inquire. We ship worldwide - please contact us for an accurate shipping quote with your postal code or country. **** PLEASE NOTE: We DO NOT ACCEPT PAYPAL****