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SOLD - German Silver and Enamel Cigarette Case - Antique Circa 1920

An exceptional, fine and impressive antique German silver and enamel cigarette case; an addition to our collectable silverware collection

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SOLD - German Silver and Enamel Cigarette Case - Antique Circa 1920
SOLD - German Silver and Enamel Cigarette Case - Antique Circa 1920

Description


This exceptional antique German silver cigarette case has a plain rectangular form with rounded corners.


The anterior cover is embellished with an impressive painted enamel panel depicting two foxhounds exploring hillside terrain; this is a highly sought after and collectable scene.


The posterior surface of this German cigarette case is embellished with the original engraved initials ‘TF’ to one corner.


The rounded sides of this cigarette case are plain and unembellished.


This German case is fitted with a plain rounded thumbpiece and push fit catch, which when released reveals two hinged compartments.


This impressive case retains the original gilded interior and is fitted with the original strap.


The hallmarks to the interior of the posterior cover include:

Maker's mark: LK (Luis Kuppenheim)

Silver quality/purity mark: .900 (900 standard, 900/1000)

National mark: Crown in circle


Condition


This antique German cigarette case is a very good gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in excellent condition.

The enamel panel is in perfect condition.

The interior has some minor blemishes and discolouration to the gilding, in keeping with such a piece.

The hallmarks struck to the interior of the posterior cover are all very clear.


Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this impressive example of antique silverware.


Dimensions


Length 8.6cm/3.4"

Width 7.9cm/3.1"

Height 1.2cm/0.5"


 
 
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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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