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Dutch Silver Fish Spice Box - Antique Circa 1890

An exceptional, fine and impressive antique Dutch .833 standard silver spice box realistically modelled in the form of a fish; an addition to our animal related silverware collection

SKU: A7742

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This exceptional antique Dutch .833 standard silver box has been realistically modelled in the form of a fish.

This impressive fish shaped box has an articulated body, allowing the fish's position to be customised.

The body of this antique silver spice box is embellished with separate dorsal and pectoral fins, in addition to rows of chased scales.

The forked caudal/tail fin is further ornamented with engraved textures replicating the fish's natural features.

This antique silver fish box retains the original hallmarked push fit hinged cover/head.

The impressive head of the fish is embellished with engraved decoration accented with two gem set emerald eyes.

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Maker: Unknown


This antique silver fish box is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition.

The engraved decoration is very crisp.

The Dutch hallmarks to the surface of the cover and rim have wear in keeping with age and location.

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


Length 12.8cm/5"

Width 1.8cm/0.7"

Height 3.5cm/1.4"


1.6 troy ounces/49.8g

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Andrew Campbell started trading in antiques during the 1970s. 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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