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.