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Continental 20 ct Yellow Gold Snuff Box - Antique Circa 1780

An exceptional, fine and impressive antique continental 20 carat yellow gold snuff box; an addition to our 18th century collection

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Continental 20 ct Yellow Gold Snuff Box - Antique Circa 1780
Continental 20 ct Yellow Gold Snuff Box - Antique Circa 1780

Description


This exceptional antique 18th century 20ct yellow gold snuff box has a plain oval form.


This impressive antique gold box is fitted with a hinged cover encircled with a subtly incurved band to allow for ease of access.


The underside and cover are ornamented with contemporary engraved scrolling interlacing initials, each reflecting the same style but different formations.


The interior of each compartment is plain and unembellished.


This impressive antique piece has been independently tested using state of the art technology (Niton XL2 Analyzer) and verified as 20ct gold; often such 18th century boxes are a higher purity of gold than modern examples and bear no hallmarks, which is not uncommon.


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Origin: Europe

Condition


This European antique gold box is an exceptional gauge of gold, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition.

The snuff box shows signs of use to the surface, in keeping with age.

There is a pinhead sized blemish to the cover, this does not detract from the aesthetically pleasing appearance.


Reflections in photography may detract from the true representation of this antique 18th Century piece.


Dimensions


Length 7.4cm/2.9"

Width 5.5cm/2.2"

Height 1.1cm/0.4"


Weight


2.6 troy ounces/81.7g


 
 
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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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