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Sterling Silver Cigarette Box - Art Deco Style - Vintage (1965)

An exceptional, fine and impressive vintage Elizabeth II English sterling silver cigarette box in the Art Deco style; an addition to the ornamental silverware collection

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Description


This exceptional vintage Elizabeth II sterling silver cigarette box has a plain rectangular form onto four bracket style feet.


The surface of this impressive silver box is embellished with impressive engine turned decoration.


The box is fitted with two hallmarked hinged covers each embellished with further panels of engine turned decoration in addition to an applied leaf border which continues across a central plateau.


The interior of each solid silver cover features a paralleling band of engine turned decoration in addition to the part hallmarks; decoration to the posterior surface of a cover is an indication of the fine quality of a piece.


The central plateau is surmounted with an impressive shaped handle, in the Art Deco style.


The body of this exceptional box features the orginal cedar wood lining.


This antique Art Deco cigarette box has a weighted base and retains the original leatherette covering to the underside.


The box is supported by four impressive cast silver, Art Deco style stepped bracket feet.


By virtue of its size this versatile vintage cigarette 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.

Learn more about the history of cigarette boxes and cases


Date: 1965

Condition


This vintage silver cigarette box is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional presentation condition.

Full hallmarks struck to the underside of the box and part hallmarks to the interior of each cover are all very clear; the hallmarks are struck deeply due to the exceptional gauge of silver.


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


Dimensions


Length 20.8cm/8.2"

Width 12.8cm/5"

Height to top of handle 9cm/3.5"


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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