This fine antique Edwardian sterling silver jewellery box has a plain rectangular form.
The surface of this antique jewellery box has a planished finish.
The original hallmarked hinged cover is ornamented with an applied circular vacant cartouche to the centre and incorporates an incurved shaped thumbpiece to the anterior edge.
The body of this fine jewellery box is fitted with a bespoke navy blue velvet lined interior.
This antique box retains the original sterling silver base secured with six screw fitments to the underside.
The underside of this impressive sterling silver jewellery box bears the retailer's mark 'Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Compant Ltd, 112 Regent ST. W', in addition to the part hallmarks.
NOTE: The majority of such boxes have a wood lining to the interior; it is a sign of quality when boxes have unlined interiors in addition to a solid silver cover.
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