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Antique Dutch Silver 'Fish' Spice Box

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An exceptional, fine and impressive antique Dutch silver spice box realistically modelled in the form of a fish; an addition to our animal related silverware collection. This exceptional antique Dutch silver box has been realistically modelled in the form of a fish. This impressive fish shaped box has an articulated body, allowing the fish's position to be customized. The body of this antique silver spice box is embellished with separate dorsal and pectoral fins, in addition to rows of chased scales. The forked caudal/tail fin is further ornamented with engraved textures replicating the fish's natural features. This antique silver fish box retains the original hallmarked push fit hinged cover/head. The impressive head of the fish is embellished with engraved decoration accented with two gem set emerald eyes. Condition: This antique silver fish box is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition. The engraved decoration is very crisp. The Dutch hallmarks to the surface of the cover and rim have wear in keeping with age and location. Dimensions: Length 12.8cm/5" Width 1.8cm/0.7" Height 3.5cm/1.4" Weight: 1.6 troy ounces/49.8g Maker: Unknown Date: circa 1890 Origin: Amsterdam, Holland Video: A video of this fine piece is available upon request. Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this piece of antique silverware.  

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  • Materials and Techniques
  • Condition
  • Condition Details
    This antique silver fish box is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition. The engraved decoration is very crisp. The Dutch hallmarks to the surface of the cover and rim have wear in keeping with age.
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions
    H 1.4 in. x W 0.7 in. x D 5 in.H 3.56 cm x W 1.78 cm x D 12.7 cm
  • Seller Location
    Jesmond, GB
  • Seller Reference Number
    A7742
  • Reference Number
    LU1200214385282
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Associations: LAPADA - The Association of Arts & Antiques Dealers, International Confederation of Art and Antique Dealers' Associations
1stdibs seller since 2015
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Located in Jesmond, GB
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