Antique Early 20th Sterling Silver Shell Folding Picture Frame Grey & Co 1910
A Stunning Antique Rare Early 20th Sterling Silver & Shell folding picture frame, by Maker Grey & Co, date Chester 1910. This is a rare superb double almost sculptural picture photo frame. On opening it reveals in the upright position, an oval frame below is a round example. Each frame has a silver collar which locks into position allowing easy access when the frame is in the open position. It stands perfectly for display also due to a perfect counter balance the silver spring loaded clasp works well, the shell itself has that natural translucent quality. A wonderful gift idea. Dimensions; H 7” x W 6 1/2” 1/2” About the maker; Grey & Co silversmiths. Founded in London & Chester by William Grey in 1876. The company was well known for its novelties in silver and supplied retail establishments such as Asprey & Co.