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Sterling Silver and Tortoiseshell Trinket / Jewellery Box - Antique George V (1917)

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

SKU: A4894
Price: £895.00
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Sterling Silver and Tortoiseshell Trinket / Jewellery Box - Antique George V (1917)
Sterling Silver and Tortoiseshell Trinket / Jewellery Box - Antique George V (1917)
Sterling Silver and Tortoiseshell Trinket / Jewellery Box - Antique George V (1917)
Sterling Silver and Tortoiseshell Trinket / Jewellery Box - Antique George V (1917)
Sterling Silver and Tortoiseshell Trinket / Jewellery Box - Antique George V (1917)
Sterling Silver and Tortoiseshell Trinket / Jewellery Box - Antique George V (1917)
Sterling Silver and Tortoiseshell Trinket / Jewellery Box - Antique George V (1917)
Sterling Silver and Tortoiseshell Trinket / Jewellery Box - Antique George V (1917)
Sterling Silver and Tortoiseshell Trinket / Jewellery Box - Antique George V (1917)
Sterling Silver and Tortoiseshell Trinket / Jewellery Box - Antique George V (1917)
Sterling Silver and Tortoiseshell Trinket / Jewellery Box - Antique George V (1917)
Sterling Silver and Tortoiseshell Trinket / Jewellery Box - Antique George V (1917)
Sterling Silver and Tortoiseshell Trinket / Jewellery Box - Antique George V (1917)
Sterling Silver and Tortoiseshell Trinket / Jewellery Box - Antique George V (1917)
Sterling Silver and Tortoiseshell Trinket / Jewellery Box - Antique George V (1917)
Sterling Silver and Tortoiseshell Trinket / Jewellery Box - Antique George V (1917)
Sterling Silver and Tortoiseshell Trinket / Jewellery Box - Antique George V (1917)
Sterling Silver and Tortoiseshell Trinket / Jewellery Box - Antique George V (1917)
Sterling Silver and Tortoiseshell Trinket / Jewellery Box - Antique George V (1917)
Sterling Silver and Tortoiseshell Trinket / Jewellery Box - Antique George V (1917)
Sterling Silver and Tortoiseshell Trinket / Jewellery Box - Antique George V (1917)
Sterling Silver and Tortoiseshell Trinket / Jewellery Box - Antique George V (1917)
Sterling Silver and Tortoiseshell Trinket / Jewellery Box - Antique George V (1917)
Sterling Silver and Tortoiseshell Trinket / Jewellery Box - Antique George V (1917)
Sterling Silver and Tortoiseshell Trinket / Jewellery Box - Antique George V (1917)
Sterling Silver and Tortoiseshell Trinket / Jewellery Box - Antique George V (1917)

Description


This exceptional antique George V sterling silver jewellery box has a rectangular form with convex rounded sides.


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 silver piqué work vacant oval cartouche encompassed with an incurved hexadecagon, batwing style border.


The anterior edge of the cover features a plain rounded thumbpiece.


The body is supported by four applied feet accented with simplified scrolling sockets.


The silver and tortoiseshell box is fitted with the original satin lined interior.


The weighted base retains the original maroon leatherette covering to the underside.


Learn more about the history of the jewellery box


Date: 1917

Condition


This antique silver and tortoiseshell box is an exceptional gauge of silver for its type, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition in keeping with age.

The tortoiseshell is in perfect condition.

The original interior is in excellent condition in keeping with age.

Full hallmarks struck to the rim of the body and part hallmarks to the cover are all very clear in keeping with location.


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


Dimensions


Length 12.7cm/5"

Width 7.9cm/3.1"

Height 3.2cm/1.3"


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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