This exceptional and large antique sugar box in sterling silver has been realistically modelled in form of a snarling fox.
The box has been embellished with fine cast and chased details reproducing the fox's fur and anatomical features.
This exceptional antique silver box is fitted with the original push fit head/cover, further ornamented with the original bead eyes.
The hallmarks struck to the sleeve of the cover and body of this large fox sugar box include:
Importer's mark: B.H.M (Berthold Hermann Muller)
Import mark: London, England
Silver quality/purity mark: .925 (sterling, 925/1000)
Import date mark: g (1922)
Such large examples are becoming increasingly difficult to locate.
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Maker: Berthold Hermann Muller