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Italian 18 ct Gold Snuff Box - Antique Circa 1900

An exceptional, fine and impressive antique Italian 18 carat yellow gold snuff box; an addition to our diverse boxes and cases collection

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Italian 18 ct Gold Snuff Box - Antique Circa 1900
Italian 18 ct Gold Snuff Box - Antique Circa 1900
Italian 18 ct Gold Snuff Box - Antique Circa 1900
Italian 18 ct Gold Snuff Box - Antique Circa 1900
Italian 18 ct Gold Snuff Box - Antique Circa 1900
Italian 18 ct Gold Snuff Box - Antique Circa 1900
Italian 18 ct Gold Snuff Box - Antique Circa 1900
Italian 18 ct Gold Snuff Box - Antique Circa 1900
Italian 18 ct Gold Snuff Box - Antique Circa 1900
Italian 18 ct Gold Snuff Box - Antique Circa 1900
Italian 18 ct Gold Snuff Box - Antique Circa 1900
Italian 18 ct Gold Snuff Box - Antique Circa 1900
Italian 18 ct Gold Snuff Box - Antique Circa 1900
Italian 18 ct Gold Snuff Box - Antique Circa 1900
Italian 18 ct Gold Snuff Box - Antique Circa 1900
Italian 18 ct Gold Snuff Box - Antique Circa 1900
Italian 18 ct Gold Snuff Box - Antique Circa 1900
Italian 18 ct Gold Snuff Box - Antique Circa 1900
Italian 18 ct Gold Snuff Box - Antique Circa 1900
Italian 18 ct Gold Snuff Box - Antique Circa 1900
Italian 18 ct Gold Snuff Box - Antique Circa 1900
Italian 18 ct Gold Snuff Box - Antique Circa 1900
Italian 18 ct Gold Snuff Box - Antique Circa 1900
Italian 18 ct Gold Snuff Box - Antique Circa 1900
Italian 18 ct Gold Snuff Box - Antique Circa 1900
Italian 18 ct Gold Snuff Box - Antique Circa 1900

Description


This exceptional antique Italian 18ct yellow gold snuff box has a rectangular rounded form.


The body of this antique gold snuff box is embellished with exceptional chased scrolling leaf decoration.


Either end of the box features a cast and applied rounded terminal, ornamented with further chased scrolling leaf decoration.


This impressive box is fitted with a hinged hallmarked cover incorporating a rounded thumbpiece to the anterior edge.


The upper plateau of the cover and underside of the box is embellished with a continuation of the decoration to the sides of the body and incorporates a central vase design to the centre.


The hallmarks struck to the interior of the cover include:

Maker's mark: EM (untraced)

Gold quality/purity mark: K18 (18 carat, 750/1000


This impressive 18ct gold box is the finest of its type you could hope to acquire.


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Condition


This antique 18ct gold box is an exceptional gauge of gold, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition.

The exterior surface of the box shows little sign of use or wear and the interior has a few minor blemishes.

The chased ornamentation is exceptionally sharp.

The hallmarks to the interior of the cover are very clear.


Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this antique 20th Century piece.


Dimensions


Length 8.7cm/3.4"

Width 4.8cm/1.9"

Height 1.2cm/0.5"


Weight


3.3 troy ounces/101g


 
 
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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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