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Italian Silver and Tiger's Eye Quartz Box, Vintage, circa 1970

$2,503.32

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An exceptional, fine and impressive, unusual vintage Italian 800 standard silver box with tiger's eye quartz; an addition to the ornamental silverware collection. This exceptional vintage Italian silver box has a plain rectangular form. The body of this impressive vintage jewellery box is embellished with cross hatching textured decoration, accented with a broad band of tooled ornamentation to either side. The side panels of this exceptional box are plain and unembellished. This vintage silver box is fitted with a hallmarked hinged cover ornamented with a continuation of textured and tooled decoration. The unusual cover is further ornamented with an exceptional collet set cabochon polished tiger's eye quartz* to the centre. The hallmarks struck to the rim of this vintage silver box include: Silver quality/purity mark: 800 (800/1000). Maker's registration: 356 FI (FALLACI ANTONIO, Firenze/Florence) Signature: Fallaci Tigers eye is a member of the quartz family and is categorized as a chatoyant gemstone. Condition: This vintage Italian silver box is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional presentation condition. The Italian hallmarks struck to the rim of the box are clear in keeping with age and location. Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this piece of vintage silverware. Dimensions Length 19cm/7.5" Width 9cm/3.5" Height 6cm/2.4" Weight 15.2 troy ounces/474g (including quartz) Maker: Antonio Fallaci Date: circa 1970 Origin: Florence, Italy   A video is available upon request

Details

  • Dimensions
    Height: 2.4 in. (6.1 cm)Diameter: 3.5 in. (8.89 cm)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1970
  • Condition
    See main description.
  • Seller Location
    Jesmond, GB
  • Reference Number
    Seller: C31321stDibs: LU1200218981242

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    $132.10 Standard Shipping
    to anywhere in the world, arrives in 7-9 days.
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    Ships From: Jesmond, United Kingdom
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