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Antique Edward VIII Sterling Silver and Enamel Cigarette Case, Art Deco Style

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An exceptional, fine and impressive antique Edward VIII English sterling silver and enamel cigarette case; an addition to our silver smoking related silverware collection. This exceptional antique Edwardian sterling silver cigarette case has a plain rectangular form with rounded corners. The anterior cover of this Art Deco cigarette case is embellished with an impressive green guilloche enamel panel which reflects a wavy concentric ring design, emanating from one corner. The ornamentation to the enamel panel incorporates an exceptional Art Deco style bracket border. The posterior cover is ornamented with impressive engine turned decoration and the rounded sides are plain and unembellished. This case is fitted with a plain rounded thumbpiece and push fit catch, which when released reveals two hinged compartments. This impressive example of antique silverware retains the original gilt interior and retaining strap. Dimensions: Length 7.9cm/3.1", width 6cm/2.4", height 0.7cm/0.3". Weight: 3 troy ounces/91.8g (including enamel). Maker: Joseph Gloster Ltd. Date: 1936. Origin: Birmingham, England. Video: A video of this fine piece is available upon request. Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this impressive Art Deco silver cigarette case.       

Details

  • Condition
    Excellent. This cigarette case is an exceptional gauge of silver, quality condition in keeping with age. The enamel is in perfect condition and has some minor surface wear in keeping with age and use. Full hallmarks struck to the interior of the base are clear..
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions

    H 0.3 in. x W 2.4 in. x D 1 in.

    H 7.62 mm x W 6.1 cm x D 2.54 cm

  • Seller location
    Jesmond, GB
  • Seller reference number
    A6834
  • Reference number
    LU120026249523

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