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Sterling Silver and Tortoiseshell Jewellery Box - Antique George V (1924)

An exceptional, fine and impressive, large antique George V English sterling silver and tortoiseshell jewellery box; an addition to our ornamental silverware collection

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Sterling Silver and Tortoiseshell Jewellery Box - Antique George V (1924)
Sterling Silver and Tortoiseshell Jewellery Box - Antique George V (1924)
Sterling Silver and Tortoiseshell Jewellery Box - Antique George V (1924)
Sterling Silver and Tortoiseshell Jewellery Box - Antique George V (1924)
Sterling Silver and Tortoiseshell Jewellery Box - Antique George V (1924)
Sterling Silver and Tortoiseshell Jewellery Box - Antique George V (1924)
Sterling Silver and Tortoiseshell Jewellery Box - Antique George V (1924)
Sterling Silver and Tortoiseshell Jewellery Box - Antique George V (1924)
Sterling Silver and Tortoiseshell Jewellery Box - Antique George V (1924)
Sterling Silver and Tortoiseshell Jewellery Box - Antique George V (1924)
Sterling Silver and Tortoiseshell Jewellery Box - Antique George V (1924)
Sterling Silver and Tortoiseshell Jewellery Box - Antique George V (1924)
Sterling Silver and Tortoiseshell Jewellery Box - Antique George V (1924)
Sterling Silver and Tortoiseshell Jewellery Box - Antique George V (1924)
Sterling Silver and Tortoiseshell Jewellery Box - Antique George V (1924)
Sterling Silver and Tortoiseshell Jewellery Box - Antique George V (1924)
Sterling Silver and Tortoiseshell Jewellery Box - Antique George V (1924)
Sterling Silver and Tortoiseshell Jewellery Box - Antique George V (1924)
Sterling Silver and Tortoiseshell Jewellery Box - Antique George V (1924)
Sterling Silver and Tortoiseshell Jewellery Box - Antique George V (1924)

Description


This exceptional antique George V sterling silver jewellery box has an oval rounded form.


The surface of the body and sides of the cover are plain and unembellished.


This antique jewellery box is fitted with a hallmarked hinged cover incorporating an impressive tortoiseshell panel ornamented with exceptional silver piqué work depicting simplified intertwining scroll designs incorporated within floral bud garlands.


The cover openes to reveal the original cedar wood and leatherette interior fitted with a bespoke navy blue velvet lined well and lift out compartment.


The base is weighted as to be expected, and retains the original leatherette to the underside.


This impressive antique tortoiseshell jewellery box is a large example for its type.


Learn more about the history of the jewellery box

Maker: Unknown
Date: 1924

Condition


This antique tortoiseshell jewellery box is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition.

The cedar wood and leatherette interior of the box is in excellent condition, in keeping with age.

The enamel and pique work is in perfect condition.

Full hallmarks struck to the surface of the box and part hallmarks to the surface of the cover have wear in keeping with age but remain legible; the maker's mark is illegible.


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


Dimensions


Length 15.4cm/6.1"

Width 12.2cm/4.8"

Height 7.8cm/3.1"


Weight


Not measurable due to the weighted base and tortoiseshell.


 
 
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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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