This exceptional antique Edwardian sterling silver and glass match striker has a globular form. The surface of the large glass body is embellished with a serrated texture which composes a match striker. The upper portion of this example of antique silverware retains the original, plain hallmarked sterling silver mount which continues to line the match receiver; this solid silver lining indicates the high quality of the piece.This antique glass match holder / striker mount is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition. The glass body is in perfect condition. Full hallmarks struck to the surface of the mount are very clear in keeping with age and location. Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this antique match striker. Diameter of body 10.2cm/4. Diameter of rim 3.3cm/1.3. Maker: John Grinsell & Sons. Andrew Campbell founder and owner of AC Silver has been dealing in antique diamond & gemstone jewellery and antique sterling silver since 1977. In addition to his high quality Newcastle-based shop, Andrew has developed what is now an established and internationally recognised online store. All orders placed before 2pm GMT are dispatched the same day. Company Name: AC Silver Unlimited. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Tobacciana\Match Holders". The seller is "acsilver925" and is located in this country: GB. This item can be shipped worldwide.