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German Sterling Silver Sugar Box - Antique 1927

£3,950.00

An exceptional, fine and impressive antique German sterling silver sugar box modelled in the form of a partridge; part of our collection of silver bird boxes

SKU C8058

This exceptional, fine and impressive antique German cast sterling silver sugar box has been realistically modelled in form of a partridge.


The silver box is embellished with fine details reproducing the bird's plumage and anatomical features.


The body of the bird is further ornamented with impressive cast silver hinged wings; the hinged components indicate the high quality of the piece.


This exceptional antique silver box is fitted with the original push fit head/cover.


The hallmarks struck to the sleeve of the cover and body of this antique partridge sugar box include:

Maker's mark: n (L. Neresheimer & Co)

Hanau marks: Untraced*

Importer's mark: APM (untraced)

Import mark: London, England

Silver quality/purity mark: .925 (sterling, 925/1000)

Import date mark: m (1927)

Additional mark: n (L. Neresheimer & Co)


This exceptional bird sugar box is the finest of its type you could hope to acquire.


* Hanau pseudo-marks were not registered with an administrative office and no records exist to check them against determining an attributed identification to be a comparison or probability.


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Maker: L. Neresheuner & Co

Date: 1927

This antique partridge sugar box is a superior gauge of silver, superior quality and in superior condition.

The British import hallmarks to the body and Hanau pseudo marks to the sleeve of the cover are all very clear; the hallmarks are struck deeply due to the superior gauge of silver.


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


Length 18.6cm/7.32"

Width 8.4cm/3.31"

Height 16.3cm/6.42"


16.5 troy ounces/513.7g


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