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Sterling Silver String Box by Gorham Manufacturing Company - Antique George V


A fine and impressive, unusual antique George V English sterling silver string box made by Gorham Manufacturing Company; an addition to our ornamental silverware collection

SKU A4889

This exceptional antique George V sterling silver string box has a circular rounded form.

The surface of this unusual box is plain and embellished with a broad band of pierced scrolling designs.

This impressive antique string box is retains the original, hallmarked push fit cover ornamented with a further band of pierced scrolling motifs.

The plain domed portion of the cover features a pierced circular hole allowing access to the string ball.

The lower collet portion of the cover is encircled with an applied moulded border.

This unusual box was crafted by the renowned American silversmiths Gorham Manufacturing Company*.

* Articles by this maker were crafted in Barr Street - Birmingham, in addition to Rhode Island - United States.

Date: 1910

This antique string box is a very good gauge of silver, excellent quality and in exceptional presentation condition.

Full hallmarks struck to the surface of the box and part hallmarks to the surface of the cover are all very clear.

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

Diameter of body 7.6cm/3"

Diameter of rim 7.5cm/3"

Diameter of foot 5.7cm/2.2"

Height 8.2cm/3.2"

2.6 troy ounces/81.6g

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