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Antique Austrian Silver Table Snuff Box

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An exceptional, fine and impressive antique Austrian silver table snuff box; an addition to our ornamental silverware collection. This exceptional antique Austrian silver table snuff box has a plain oval form. The sides of the body are embellished with a band of bright cut engraved stylised swag decoration accented with floral and leaf motifs, in addition to an undulating border. The decoration to one side of this antique snuff box incorporates the contemporary bright cut engraved initials ‘MT’. The fine and impressive hinged hallmarked cover is embellished with unusual tooled decorated elliptical ornamentation accented with concentric ring designs. The underside of the box bears the identical decoration to the upper surface. This impressive Austrian box retains the original gilded interior. The hallmarks struck to the interior of the box and cover include: Maker’s mark: WM (untraced) Assay mark: A (Vienna, Austria) Date mark: 1807 Silver quality/purity mark: 13 (13 löthige/loth, .812.5 (812.5/1000)) Condition This table snuff box is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition. The bright cut engraved and tooled decoration is very crisp and sharp. The Austrian hallmarks struck to the interior of the box and cover are all very clear. Dimensions: Length 8.9cm/3.5" Width 4.7cm/1.9" Height 2cm/0.8" Weight: 3.4 troy ounces/107g Maker: Maker's Mark WM (Untraced) Origin: Vienna, Austria Date: 1807 Video: A video of this fine piece is available upon request. Reflections in photography may detract from the true representation of this piece of antique silverware.    

Details

  • Place of Origin
  • Date of Manufacture
    1907
  • Period
    1900-1909
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Condition
    Excellent
  • Condition Details
    This antique snuff box is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition. The bright cut engraved and tooled decoration is very crisp and sharp. The Austrian hallmarks are all very clear.
  • Dimensions
    H 0.8 in. x W 1.9 in. x D 3.5 in.H 2.04 cm x W 4.83 cm x D 8.89 cm
  • Seller Location
    Jesmond, GB
  • Seller Reference Number
    A3069
  • Reference Number
    LU1200213701251
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Located in Jesmond, GB
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