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Swedish Silver Biscuit Box Antique
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Sterling Silver Locking Biscuit Box - Antique 1845

£2,450.00

An exceptional, fine and impressive antique Swedish silver locking biscuit box; an addition to our silver teaware collection

SKU C5473

This exceptional antique 19th century Swedish silver locking biscuit box has an oval rounded form, onto a swept pedestal base and four feet.


The body of this silver biscuit box is embellished with impressive embossed convex fluted decoration to the lower portion.


The upper rim is encompassed with an applied band of applied palmette-style foliate decoration, above the contemporary engraved inscription 'Minne af C.H till E.L & C.L, 18 21/5 48' to the anterior surface.


This antique silver box retains the original hallmarked domed hinged cover, encompassed with further paralleling fluted decoration.


This impressive cover is surmounted with an embossed silver ribbed handpiece/finial, embellished with scrolling foliate designs and textures and accented with floral medallions to the terminals.


This exceptional Swedish silver biscuit box surmounts a swept oval pedestal base, encircled with further band of applied foliate decoration.


The base is supported by four impressive cast silver paw style feet, accented with scroll and foliate designs in junction with the base.


The box retains the original fitted fully working lock and functional key.


The hallmarks to the underside of this impressive biscuit box include:

Makers mark: AL (Adolf Lilja)

Silver quality/purity mark: Three Crowns National mark (Swedish, .830, 830/1000)

Town mark: Crowned Head (Stockholm)

Date mark: P4 (1845)


This exceptional antique 19th century Swedish silver biscuit box is the finest of its type you could hope to acquire.


Date: 1845

This silver biscuit box is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional presentation condition; it can be determined this piece has seen little to no use.

The Swedish hallmarks struck to the underside of the body and sleeve of the 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 antique Swedish silverware.


Length 18.5cm/7.3"

Width 11cm/4.3"

Width including key 12.7cm/5"

Height 21.4cm/8.4"


27.4 troy ounces/853g (including locking mechanism)


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International Federation of Art and Antique Dealer Associations CINOA
LAPADA THE ASSOCIATION OF ART & ANTIQUES DEALERS
National Association of Jewellery UK's trade association NAJ