The Arthur Holder Collection of Silver & Vertu (Part 1) - Lot 731

A Victorian silver 'castle-top' card case, The Post Office, Dublin,

by Alfred Taylor, Birmingham 1860,

rectangular form, scroll borders, the front with a raised scene of the Post Office, on a matted background, within foliate scroll decoration, the reverse with similar decoration and with a cartouche engraved with a crest and 'Helen', length 10cm, approx. weight 2.6oz.

Provenance: Christie's Interiors, South Kensington, 12 March 2013, lot 89.

The crest is that used by a number of families including: Arthur, O'Fallon, O'Donovan, Marlay and Stratton.

Estimate: £1,500 - 2,000
Hammer Price £ 9,800


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