Delightful set of antique shell shaped, koi fish footed nut or bon bon dishes beautifully made in sterling silver. Inside of each dish is hand- engraved with delicate scroll work.
Set was made in Birmingham by silversmith Henry Alston circa 1862.
Metal: Sterling silver
Weight: 37.0 - 38.0 g each
Dimensions: 1.24 inches height, 2.53 inches opening
Markings: 'N' (Date letter - c. 1862), Anchor (Birmingham), Lion (England), Queen Victoria's Head (Duty Mark), 'H.A.' (makers mark: Henry Alston)