19 May 2018

Wedding Days

In the week leading up the Royal Wedding - with fever pitch at an all time high, especially surrounding Meghan's wedding dress - we thought we would take a trip down memory lane and have a look at the beautiful brides captured on their wedding days throughout history...

Queen Elizabeth II. wed Prince Philip in November 1947. Hton Archive/Getty. Image courtesy of Southern Living

Jackie Kennedy wed John.F.Kennedy in September 1953. Bachrach/Getty. Image courtesy of  Southern Living

Elizabeth Taylor wed Conrad 'Nicky' Hilton in May 1950. Frank Worth courtesy of Capital Art/Getty. Image courtesy of Southern Living


Grace Kelly wed Monaco's Prince Rainier in April 1956. 3777/Gamma Rapho via Getty. Image courtesy of Southern Living


Kate Middleton wed Prince William, Duke of Cambridge in April 2011. Anwear Hussein/Wire Image/Getty. Image courtesy of Southern Living


If you need inspiration for a wedding gift for the upcoming season, then why not visit us here at Grays  where you will see a spectacular display of beautiful items waiting to be discovered.

Beautiful set of 12 German silver beakers, c1900. Available from Evonne Antiques
John Paul Cooper silver mounted shagreen box. The catch is in the form of a rose, with J.P Monogram stamp. c1917. Available from Van Den Bosch


Victorian, silver plated very unusual shape biscuit box, c1879. Available from AMS Antiques


Below image showing the inside of the biscuit Box.

Beautiful silver Art Nouveau picture frame, c1900. Mauser N 'F G' Co  New York. Available from Evonne Antiques

An Arts and Crafts silver tray with liqueur glasses. Charles Robert Ashbee. Markers guild Handcraft Limited, London 1901. Available from Van Den Bosch
1905 Birmingham, jewellery box. In the style of a furniture piece. Available from AMS Antiques

Inside the above jewellery box.

Beautiful top quality silver biscuit box, Sheffield 1939 J.Dixon. Available from Evonne Antiques


Tortoiseshell with silver mounts hand blotter, Birmingham 1924. Available from Evonne Antiques


H.E.Landon - an Arts and Crafts silver bowl. The lid insert turquoise, Maker's mark Chester 1934. Available from Van Den Bosch


Tortoiseshell with silver mounts tea caddy, London 1902. Available from Evonne Antiques

Hammered effect silver cigar/cigarette box, London 1905. Available from Evonne Antiques

Side and interior view of the above box.

Beautiful silver Art Nouveau bud vase, Edinburgh 1903. H.Matthews. Available from Evonne Antiques
Silver and tortoiseshell jewellery box, London 1913. Available from Evonne Antiques


The above photo showing the interior of the tortoiseshell jewellery box.


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