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Austrian Silver Table Snuff Box - Antique 1807

An exceptional, fine and impressive antique Austrian silver table snuff box; an addition to our ornamental silverware collection

SKU: A3069
Price: £1,495.00
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Austrian Silver Table Snuff Box - Antique 1807
Austrian Silver Table Snuff Box - Antique 1807
Austrian Silver Table Snuff Box - Antique 1807
Austrian Silver Table Snuff Box - Antique 1807
Austrian Silver Table Snuff Box - Antique 1807
Austrian Silver Table Snuff Box - Antique 1807
Austrian Silver Table Snuff Box - Antique 1807
Austrian Silver Table Snuff Box - Antique 1807
Austrian Silver Table Snuff Box - Antique 1807
Austrian Silver Table Snuff Box - Antique 1807
Austrian Silver Table Snuff Box - Antique 1807
Austrian Silver Table Snuff Box - Antique 1807
Austrian Silver Table Snuff Box - Antique 1807
Austrian Silver Table Snuff Box - Antique 1807
Austrian Silver Table Snuff Box - Antique 1807
Austrian Silver Table Snuff Box - Antique 1807
Austrian Silver Table Snuff Box - Antique 1807
Austrian Silver Table Snuff Box - Antique 1807
Austrian Silver Table Snuff Box - Antique 1807
Austrian Silver Table Snuff Box - Antique 1807

Description


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))


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Date: 1807

Condition


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 struck to the interior of the box and cover are all very clear.


Reflections in photography may detract from the true representation of this piece of antique silverware.


Dimensions


Length 8.9cm/3.5"

Width 4.7cm/1.9"

Height 2cm/0.8"


Weight


3.4 troy ounces/107g


 
 
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Andrew Campbell started trading in Antique Silver in the 1970's. Initially, Andrew lived in the South of England, travelling the country, searching for items of silver to buy. Andrew sold these items at various London markets and antique fairs. Over time, and through selling at a range of venues, Andrew built up a large and diverse customer base from private buyers to national and international trade customers.
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