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French Silver, 0.69 ct Ruby, Sapphire and Emerald Box - Antique Circa 1880

An exceptional, fine and impressive antique French 950 standard silver, 0.69 carat ruby, sapphire and emerald box; an addition to our diverse silverware collection

SKU: A5398
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Description


This exceptional antique French silver gemstone box has an oval shaped form.


The sides of the body are encompassed with bright cut engraved urn and floral decoration.


This box is fitted with a hinged cover ornamented with exceptional chased decoration reproducing the features of a central urn overflowing with a floral and foliate spray.


Each flower head incorporates an inset Old round cut ruby and the leaves are set with either a single Old round cut sapphire or emerald, in addition to a cabochon emerald to the centre of the urn's pedestal.


The cover is further ornamented with an impressive chased tied foliate festoon decorated paralleling border.


The underside of the box is plain and unembellished.


This exceptional box retains the original gilding to the interior.


This French silver gemstone box has been independently tested using state of the art technology (Niton XL2 Analyzer) and verified as 950 standard silver (.950, 950/1000).


This multi-gemstone box is supplied with an independent diamond grading report card.


Condition


This antique French silver box is an exceptional gauge of silver for its type, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition.

The chased decoration is all very sharp and the bright cut engraved decoration is very crisp.

The original gilding is in excellent condition.

The maker's mark struck to the rim of the base is very clear.


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


Dimensions


Length 6.1cm/2.4"

Width 4.5cm/1.8"

Height 1.8cm/0.7"


 
 
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