Antique silver plated bowl with ornate handles, Empire style decorative elements, wreath pattern, gilded effect, 1800s

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ANTIQUE SILVER PLATED FLOAT BOWL (161146)

DESCRIPTION
This is a gorgeous silver plated float bowl - a bowl that is relatively shallow compared with its width.
It is a larger size.
The sides of the bowl are sectioned and turn into the bowl at the top.
The bowl is in the Empire style - a style that flourished in France in the early part of the 19th century - 1800 - 1815.
The sides of the bowl are decorated with an elaborate wreath type pattern with open metal work.
The bowl has a scalloped top edge.
The wreath pattern exposes the brass underneath the silver plating in order to create a gilded effect.
The large stylized handles are a feature and are characteristic of the Empire style.
The bowl has no labels or marks.

MEASUREMENTS
The bowl is 8 inches / 20.5 cm across the top and stands 4 inches / 10 cm tall- including the handles.
The hand photos give you an idea of its size.

CONDITION
The bowl is in very good vintage condition. There are no dents or damage and minimal plate loss.
Lines, shadows, and reflections in the photos can be ignored.

AGE
The bowl is Victorian, probably the second half of the 1800s.

SHIPPING
Items are shipped with Australia Post.

MULTIPLE PURCHASES SHIP FOR ONE FLAT RATE
If you purchase more than one item in the same transaction, you will pay a flat shipping rate, regardless of the number of items you purchase.
You will pay the shipping cost of the largest / heaviest item only.
All other items will be shipped for free.
This will be automatically calculated at checkout.

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Payments

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Shipping from Australia

Items will be shipped within 3 business days of payment, usually sooner.
I ship almost exclusively with Australia Post. I sometimes use a courier service within Australia.
I charge one flat shipping rate for multiple purchases.
If you purchase more than one item in the same transaction, you will pay a flat shipping rate, regardless of the number of items you purchase.
You will pay the shipping cost of the largest / heaviest item only.
All other items will be shipped for free.
This will be automatically calculated at checkout.
Custom fees vary from country to country and payment of them is the responsibility of the buyer.

Returns & Exchanges

I gladly accept returns and exchanges

Just contact me within: 7 days of delivery

Ship items back to me within: 14 days of delivery

I don't accept cancellations

But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.

The following items can't be returned or exchanged

Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:

  • Custom or personalized orders
  • Perishable products (like food or flowers)
  • Digital downloads
  • Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)

Returns and exchange details

I am happy to refund if you change your mind about the item. You will receive the refund (postage costs excluded) when I receive the goods back in the same condition they were sent.
I will refund the cost of the item and the postage cost paid when:
The item is not as described or
The item is damaged in transit to such an extent that it can't be used or
The item is lost in transit.
If the item is slightly damaged in transit, but is still usable or repairable, I will discount the price. I will require proof of damage - an emailed photo will usually suffice.
If an item with a tracking number tracks as having been delivered and the buyer doesn't receive it, the buyer must take this up with the carrier. The carrier won't allow me to do this on the buyer's behalf. I will not refund in this situation.

Additional

Please don't ask for a discount. I probably won't respond to your request.

All of the goods I sell are vintage and most will have had prior owners. For this reason, they are likely to show some signs of age or wear. This is normal and I will only mention specific issues that I think you should know about before deciding to purchase.

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