Antique Victorian Baby Rattle Sterling Silver Coral Wardell & Kempson Birmingham

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Antique Victorian Baby Rattle Sterling Silver Coral Wardell & Kempson Birmingham

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Charming antique Victorian baby rattle in sterling silver with red coral handle, handcrafted by Wardell & Kempson circa early 1800s.

The Victorian baby rattle features 8 jingling round bells, and a built-in whistle on one end.

The other end has a solid set elongated freeform polished red coral piece as part of the handle.

Bail loop allows the Victorian baby rattle to be hung from a chain or strand.

Fine decorative engravings adorn the sterling silver part of the Victorian baby rattle.

Not marked as such, but tested to be sterling silver.

Signed W&K (Wardell & Kempson).

Weighs 41.2 grams.

Victorian baby rattle length is about 5.25″. Width is about 1.75″.

Bail loop opening is about 6mm x 11mm.

Red coral handle is about

Red coral has a fine hairline crack running down one side; see photos for details.

Excellent estate condition. Gently pre-owned.

Additional information

Weight 100 g
Dimensions 90 × 90 × 90 cm
Jewelry & Coin Mart, Schaumburg, IL