A rare and fabulous, Edwardian solid silver pin cushion in the novel form of a wonderful Georgian style shoe. The plain polished shoe is beautifully decorated with a fine silver buckle and the original pad is in great antique condition.
Hallmarks are clearly visible on both sides of the pin cushion for the Birmingham Assay office with a date mark for 1901 and maker's marks for the silversmiths: Adie & Lovekin Ltd. The lion Passant indicating the finest sterling is also visible.
A wonderful pin cushion, the superb craftmanship by the silversmith is clearly evident. A rare and collectable item!
Condition: In lovely antique collector's condition.
Hallmarks and maker's marks: Birmingham 1901 by Adie & Lovekin.
Measurements: Length of shoe: 6.5 cm Width: 2.5 cm Height: 3 cm
Weight: 16.7 grams
Weights and measurements are approximate.