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Sterling Silver Jewellery Casket - Art Nouveau Style - Antique Edwardian (1901)

An exceptional, fine and impressive antique Edwardian English sterling silver jewellery casket made in the Art Nouveau style; an addition to the ornamental silverware collection

SKU: A9828
Price: £1,995.00
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Antique Jewellery Casket
Sterling Silver Jewellery Casket - Art Nouveau Style - Antique Edwardian (1901)
Antique Jewellery Casket
Sterling Silver Jewellery Casket - Art Nouveau Style - Antique Edwardian (1901)
Antique Jewellery Casket
Sterling Silver Jewellery Casket - Art Nouveau Style - Antique Edwardian (1901)
Antique Jewellery Casket
Sterling Silver Jewellery Casket - Art Nouveau Style - Antique Edwardian (1901)
Antique Jewellery Casket
Sterling Silver Jewellery Casket - Art Nouveau Style - Antique Edwardian (1901)
Antique Jewellery Casket
Sterling Silver Jewellery Casket - Art Nouveau Style - Antique Edwardian (1901)
Antique Jewellery Casket
Sterling Silver Jewellery Casket - Art Nouveau Style - Antique Edwardian (1901)
Antique Jewellery Casket
Sterling Silver Jewellery Casket - Art Nouveau Style - Antique Edwardian (1901)
Antique Jewellery Casket
Sterling Silver Jewellery Casket - Art Nouveau Style - Antique Edwardian (1901)
Antique Jewellery Casket
Sterling Silver Jewellery Casket - Art Nouveau Style - Antique Edwardian (1901)
Antique Jewellery Casket
Sterling Silver Jewellery Casket - Art Nouveau Style - Antique Edwardian (1901)
Antique Jewellery Casket
Sterling Silver Jewellery Casket - Art Nouveau Style - Antique Edwardian (1901)
Antique Jewellery Casket
Sterling Silver Jewellery Casket - Art Nouveau Style - Antique Edwardian (1901)

Description


This exceptional Edwardian sterling silver jewellery casket has a rectangular form onto four cushion feet.


The surface of this antique jewellery casket is embellished with plain convex embossed rectangular panels, each with rounded corners.


The original hallmarked hinged cover is ornamented with embossed oval designs, incorporating an Art Nouveau style portrait of a female nurse in period attire to the centre.


The cover is further ornamented with two feature hallmarked, applied ornamental tee style hinges in an iconic, organic Art Nouveau design, segmenting the aforementioned embossed decoration and securing with copper rivets.


The anterior surface of the cover is further ornamented with a hinged hallmarked catch, incorporating further copper rivet ornamentation, in addition to a further embossed oval motif.


The body of this fine silver jewellery casket features a bespoke navy blue velvet fitment which has a central well with an integrated ring holder to one side.


This antique box is weighted and retains the original leatherette covering to the underside.


Read a brief history of antique silver jewellery boxes


Date: 1901

Condition


This antique jewellery casket is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional presentation condition.

There are some natural fire marks, as to be expected in keeping with age.

Full hallmarks struck to the underside of the body are all very clear.

The part hallmarks to the cover and each hinge show signs of wear in keeping with age and location, but remain legible.


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


Dimensions


Length 16.5cm/6.5"

Width 9.9cm/3.9"

Height 7cm/2.8"


 
 
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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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