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Sterling Silver Tobacco Box - Antique George I

An exceptional antique early Georgian English sterling silver tobacco box; an addition to our smoking related silverware collection

SKU: W8955
Price: £1,995.00
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Sterling Silver Tobacco Box - Antique George I
Sterling Silver Tobacco Box - Antique George I
Sterling Silver Tobacco Box - Antique George I
Sterling Silver Tobacco Box - Antique George I
Sterling Silver Tobacco Box - Antique George I
Sterling Silver Tobacco Box - Antique George I
Sterling Silver Tobacco Box - Antique George I
Sterling Silver Tobacco Box - Antique George I
Sterling Silver Tobacco Box - Antique George I
Sterling Silver Tobacco Box - Antique George I
Sterling Silver Tobacco Box - Antique George I
Sterling Silver Tobacco Box - Antique George I
Sterling Silver Tobacco Box - Antique George I
Sterling Silver Tobacco Box - Antique George I
Sterling Silver Tobacco Box - Antique George I
Sterling Silver Tobacco Box - Antique George I
Sterling Silver Tobacco Box - Antique George I
Sterling Silver Tobacco Box - Antique George I
Sterling Silver Tobacco Box - Antique George I
Sterling Silver Tobacco Box - Antique George I
Sterling Silver Tobacco Box - Antique George I
Sterling Silver Tobacco Box - Antique George I
Sterling Silver Tobacco Box - Antique George I
Sterling Silver Tobacco Box - Antique George I
Sterling Silver Tobacco Box - Antique George I
Sterling Silver Tobacco Box - Antique George I

Description


This fine antique George I sterling silver tobacco box has a plain oval rounded form.


The surface of the box is plain and embellished with fine engraved circular motifs and leaf decoration to the cover hinge.


The flush hinged hallmarked cover is ornamented with the contemporary engraved inscription ‘Richard Smart’ to the centre, in addition to a simplified engraved shell and scrolling leaf design to the shaped thumbpiece.


This impressive Georgian tobacco box has an exceptional colour and patination*.


This antique tobacco box is an exceptional example of its type.


* Patination or Patina is a subtle colouration or tarnish which forms on the surface of some metals, produced by oxidation or other chemical processes. A good patina proffers an aesthetically pleasing look.


Learn more about the history of the cigarette case


Date: 1725

Condition


This antique tobacco box is a very good gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional presentation condition.

The engraved decoration is sharp, in keeping with age.

Full hallmarks struck to the interior of the base and part hallmarks to the interior of the cover are very clear, in keeping with age; the maker’s marks have some wear.


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


Dimensions


Length 9.8cm/3.9"

Width 7.8cm/3.1"

Height 2.5cm/1"


Weight


4.1 troy ounces/126.1g


 
 
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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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