Antique sterling silver chatelaine compact. Small and sweet compact on a chain with a ring to attach to a chatelaine. Full hallmark to the gilt interior for Birmingham assay c1918 and made by Adie & Lovekin Ltd. Lion passant to the ring. Mirror is in good condition with minor scratches and what appears to be an under surface dart at the hinge end.
Hanging length 85mm from top of ring to base of compact.
The antique sterling silver chatelaine compact is the work of Adie & Lovekin Ltd and is a great survivor from the era of the first world war. The compact has a silver hallmark for Birmingham 1918 and features a silver chain that attaches to a chatelaine. Inside the compact’s gilt interior, you will find a small mirror that is still intact and the hinge that enables a secure closure works well. To care for the antique sterling silver chatelaine compact we suggest a light polishing with a soft cloth as required.