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Sterling Silver Three Bears Christening Plate - Goldilocks, Mappin & Webb, nursery Rhyme     Order Form     Request more information
Reference: S1981
Period: George VI
Year: 1947
Silversmith: Mappin and Webb
Place: Sheffield
Price: $ 940.00
Weight: 294 grams
Dimensions: 18 cm diameter
Condition: Excellent, light scratches to bowl.

Description: A delightful sterling silver Christening plate, the rim decorated with the "Three Bears" of Goldilocks fame walking past engraved trees. The plate is fabulous quality, very heavy, the bears (4 sets of 3) are cast and applied, the detail is lovely. The plate is engraved "Mappin & Webb Ltd, London & Sheffield", and all the hallmarks are excellent. Mappin and Webb was founded in 1859, it still exists today and is one of Britain's most prestigious brands. In addition to Royal Warrants, Mappin and Webb are the Crown Jeweller. The was produced just after the end of World War II, silver was very cheap, items from this period are often heavy and superb quality. One of the nicest Christening present a baby could hope to receive. Note - we have 2 matching items, a mug and bowl, S 1982 and S1983.
Sterling Silver Three Bears Christening Plate - Goldilocks, Mappin & Webb, nursery Rhyme
Sterling silver 3 bears christening plate - goldilocks, nursery

Sterling Silver Three Bears Christening Plate - Goldilocks, Mappin & Webb, nursery Rhyme
3 Bears christening silver plate - detail

Sterling Silver Three Bears Christening Plate - Goldilocks, Mappin & Webb, nursery Rhyme
Back of silver christening plate

Sterling Silver Three Bears Christening Plate - Goldilocks, Mappin & Webb, nursery Rhyme
Mappin & Webb Ltd, London & Sheffield

Sterling Silver Three Bears Christening Plate - Goldilocks, Mappin & Webb, nursery Rhyme
Mappin & Webb sheffield silver hallmarks, 1947

Sterling Silver Three Bears Christening Plate - Goldilocks, Mappin & Webb, nursery Rhyme
Vintage silver christening nursery plate

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