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Austrian Silver Table Snuff Box - Antique 1807

£1,645.00

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

SKU A3069

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

This table 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 photographs may detract from the true representation of this piece of antique silverware.


Length 8.9cm/3.5"

Width 4.7cm/1.9"

Height 2cm/0.8"


3.4 troy ounces/107g


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International Federation of Art and Antique Dealer Associations CINOA
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