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Antique Sterling Silver Cigarette Box

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An exceptional, fine and impressive antique George V English sterling silver cigarette or cigar box; an addition to the ornamental silverware collection. This exceptional antique George V sterling silver cigarette box has a plain rectangular form. The sides of this impressive antique cigarette box is embellished with engine turned decoration, incorporating a rectangular vacant cartouche to the cover. Both the base and cover are encompassed with applied stylised scrolling leaf and foliate decorated borders. This example of antique silverware is fitted with a hallmarked hinged solid silver cover, which retains the original gilding to the interior. The body of this exceptional box is fitted with the original cedar wood lining and adjustable dividers; this box can be refitted with a bespoke velvet jewelry box fitment upon request. This sterling silver cigarette box has a weighted base and retains the original leatherette covering to the underside. By Virtue of its size this versatile box could be used for a multitude of functions. Note: The majority of such boxes have a wood lining to the cover; it is a sign of quality when boxes have an unlined, solid silver covers. Dimensions: Length 18.2cm/7.2", width 9.5cm/3.7", height 5.6cm/2.2", weight: Not measurable as weighted base. Maker: Unknown. Date: 1912. Origin: London, England. 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.  

Details

  • Place of Origin
  • Date of Manufacture
    1912
  • Period
    1910-1919
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Condition
  • Condition Details
    This sterling silver cigar box is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional presentation condition. The engine turned ornamentation is all very crisp. Full hallmarks struck to the surface of the rim and part hallmarks.
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions
    H 2.2 in. x W 3.7 in. x D 7.2 in.H 5.59 cm x W 9.4 cm x D 18.29 cm
  • Seller Location
    Jesmond, GB
  • Seller Reference Number
    A6300
  • Reference Number
    LU120026366483
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About the Seller

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Located in Jesmond, GB
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