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Sterling Silver Toilet Box

Sterling Silver Box by Mappin & Webb Ltd - Antique George V (1919)

An exceptional, fine and impressive antique George V English sterling silver box made by Mappin & Webb Ltd; an addition to our ornamental silverware collection

SKU A9407

This exceptional antique George V sterling silver box has a circular swept form, in the Charles II style.

The surface of the box is plain and encircled with a broad band of chased fluted decoration to the spreading foot.

This impressive antique box is fitted with a hinged hallmarked cover accented with a plain circular sunken panel to the centre embellished with the contemporary bright cut engraved crest depicting a stag's head erased above the motto 'Nitor in Adversum' - I strive against*.

The rim of the body is encompassed with an applied fluted border, reflecting that of the ornamentation to the foot.

The underside of this sterling silver toilet box bears the retailer's mark 'Mappin & Webb, London'.

This impressive example of antique silverware is an exceptional replica of a Charles II toilet box and by virtue of its size this versatile box could be used for a multitude of functions; this piece reflects the exceptional gauge and quality, as expected for this type of piece.

* These heraldic markings pertain to the Horner family, of Scotland

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Date: 1919

This antique sterling silver toilet box is a superior gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition.

The box has been professionally polished and is in presentation condition.

Full hallmarks struck to the surface of the box and part hallmarks to the rim 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 piece of antique silverware.

Diameter 13.3cm/5.2"

Height 7.8cm/3.1"

16.5 troy ounces/514g

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