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Sterling Silver and Tortoiseshell Trinket / Jewellery Box - Antique George V (1922)

A fine and impressive antique George V English sterling silver and tortoiseshell trinket/jewellery box; an addition to our ornamental silverware collection

SKU: W8459
Price: £795.00
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Sterling Silver and Tortoiseshell Trinket / Jewellery Box - Antique George V (1922)
Sterling Silver and Tortoiseshell Trinket / Jewellery Box - Antique George V (1922)
Sterling Silver and Tortoiseshell Trinket / Jewellery Box - Antique George V (1922)
Sterling Silver and Tortoiseshell Trinket / Jewellery Box - Antique George V (1922)
Sterling Silver and Tortoiseshell Trinket / Jewellery Box - Antique George V (1922)
Sterling Silver and Tortoiseshell Trinket / Jewellery Box - Antique George V (1922)
Sterling Silver and Tortoiseshell Trinket / Jewellery Box - Antique George V (1922)
Sterling Silver and Tortoiseshell Trinket / Jewellery Box - Antique George V (1922)
Sterling Silver and Tortoiseshell Trinket / Jewellery Box - Antique George V (1922)
Sterling Silver and Tortoiseshell Trinket / Jewellery Box - Antique George V (1922)
Sterling Silver and Tortoiseshell Trinket / Jewellery Box - Antique George V (1922)
Sterling Silver and Tortoiseshell Trinket / Jewellery Box - Antique George V (1922)
Sterling Silver and Tortoiseshell Trinket / Jewellery Box - Antique George V (1922)
Sterling Silver and Tortoiseshell Trinket / Jewellery Box - Antique George V (1922)
Sterling Silver and Tortoiseshell Trinket / Jewellery Box - Antique George V (1922)
Sterling Silver and Tortoiseshell Trinket / Jewellery Box - Antique George V (1922)
Sterling Silver and Tortoiseshell Trinket / Jewellery Box - Antique George V (1922)
Sterling Silver and Tortoiseshell Trinket / Jewellery Box - Antique George V (1922)
Sterling Silver and Tortoiseshell Trinket / Jewellery Box - Antique George V (1922)
Sterling Silver and Tortoiseshell Trinket / Jewellery Box - Antique George V (1922)

Description


This fine antique George V sterling silver jewellery/trinket box has a plain circular form.


The surface of the body and sides of the cover are plain and unembellished.


The box is fitted with a hallmarked hinged cover incorporating an impressive tortoiseshell panel ornamented with a silver piqué work elliptical scrolling design with a simplified suspended festoon to the nadir.


The box is supported by four pierced decorated feet accented with applied bead ornamentation, each with a trifurcating socket.


This antique tortoise shell box is fitted with the original velvet lined interior.


The weighted base of this impressive trinket box is fitted with leatherette to the underside.


Learn more about the history of the jewellery box


Date: 1922

Condition


This antique jewellery/trinket box is a very good gauge of silver, fine quality and in excellent condition.

The box has been professionally polished and is in presentation condition; the interior shows some signs of wear in keeping with age.

The tortoiseshell and piqué work are in perfect condition.

Full hallmarks struck to the surface of the box are a very clear; the maker’s mark shows signs of wear due to location and in keeping with age.

The part hallmarks to the cover are all very clear.


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


Dimensions


Diameter of cover 11.4cm/4.5"

Diameter of body 9.9cm/3.9"

Height 7.4cm/2.9"


Weight


Not measurable due to the weighted base and tortoiseshell.


 
 
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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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