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Sterling Silver Cigarette Box - Antique George V

An exceptional, fine and impressive antique George V English sterling silver cigarette/cigar box; an addition to the ornamental silverware collection

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Sterling Silver Cigarette Box - Antique George V
Sterling Silver Cigarette Box - Antique George V
Sterling Silver Cigarette Box - Antique George V
Sterling Silver Cigarette Box - Antique George V
Sterling Silver Cigarette Box - Antique George V
Sterling Silver Cigarette Box - Antique George V
Sterling Silver Cigarette Box - Antique George V
Sterling Silver Cigarette Box - Antique George V
Sterling Silver Cigarette Box - Antique George V
Sterling Silver Cigarette Box - Antique George V
Sterling Silver Cigarette Box - Antique George V
Sterling Silver Cigarette Box - Antique George V
Sterling Silver Cigarette Box - Antique George V
Sterling Silver Cigarette Box - Antique George V
Sterling Silver Cigarette Box - Antique George V
Sterling Silver Cigarette Box - Antique George V
Sterling Silver Cigarette Box - Antique George V
Sterling Silver Cigarette Box - Antique George V
Sterling Silver Cigarette Box - Antique George V
Sterling Silver Cigarette Box - Antique George V
Sterling Silver Cigarette Box - Antique George V
Sterling Silver Cigarette Box - Antique George V
Sterling Silver Cigarette Box - Antique George V
Sterling Silver Cigarette Box - Antique George V

Description


This exceptional antique George V sterling silver cigarette box has a plain rectangular form.


The sides of this impressive antique cigarette box is embellished with engine turned decoration, incorporating a rectangular vacant cartouche to the cover.


Both the base and cover are encompassed with applied stylised scrolling leaf and foliate decorated borders.


This example of antique silverware is fitted with a hallmarked hinged solid silver cover, which retains the original gilding to the interior.


The body of this exceptional box is fitted with the original cedar wood lining and adjustable dividers; this box can be refitted with a bespoke velvet jewellery box fitment upon request.


This sterling silver cigarette box has a weighted base and retains the original leatherette covering to the underside.


By virtue of its size this versatile box could be used for a multitude of functions.


NOTE: The majority of such boxes have a wood lining to the cover; it is a sign of quality when boxes have an unlined, solid silver covers.


View the full range of boxes and cases at AC Silver


Maker: Unknown
Date: 1912

Condition


This sterling silver cigar box is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional presentation condition.

The engine turned ornamentation is all very crisp.

Full hallmarks struck to the surface of the rim and part hallmarks to the cover are all very clear; the maker's marks have wear in keeping with age and location, but remain legible.


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


Dimensions


Length 18.2cm/7.2"

Width 9.5cm/3.7"

Height 5.6cm/2.2"


Weight


Not measurable as weighted base


 
 
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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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