VICTORIAN STERLING SILVER ARTICULATED FISH SPICE BOX, ...

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JUIN77

This finely executed 19th Century silver articulated fish spice box dates circa 1880. Realistically modelled in the form of a fish with an articulated body and standing on fins, allowing the position to be upright or laying flat. The hinged cover is the head and has a hook fastening. Antique silver articulated fish spice box. These spice boxes were usually copies of a Georgian English design and were around the 1880s. Generally used as spice containers, they may also have been used by some gentlemen for storing their snuff.

Hallmarks:

Unmarked but tested as silver.

Condition:

Good condition.
Hinge secure and strong but with some sideway movement.
Some stubborn tarnish between the articulated scales.
Minor surface unevenness on the fish head, as one would expect.
No repairs.
Articulated body works smoothly.
Fish stands nicely on its fins.
Fins undamaged.

Dimensions:

Length: 15.5cm / 6 inches.
Maximum width: 5cm / 2 inches.
Maximum height: 5cm / 2 inches.

Postage UK: 8 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: 12 International Signed For.

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£295
| $393 USD | €334 EUR

GEORGE V SILVER JEWELLERY BOX BY THE ...

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MARS90

This delightful silver jewellery box was made in Birmingham in 1923 and retailed by the Northern Goldsmiths company . The domed circular cover prettily engraved with a ribbon-tied garland. The plain circular body raised on three fleur-de-lys capped cabriole legs.
Gilt inner lid and original ruched green silk interior.
Black Morocco leather base.

Hallmarks:

Retailer's marks; Northern Goldsmiths Company.
Birmingham Assay Mark.
Lion Passant.
Date letter "y" for 1923.

Condition:

Very good
Cover free from dings and in very good smooth condition.
Strong hinge.
Clean original interior.

Dimensions:

Diameter: 6cm / 2.3 inches.
Height: 3.5cm / 1.2 inches.
Postage UK: 8 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: 15 International Signed For.

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£225
| $300 USD | €255 EUR

ART DECO SILVER AND GUILLOCHE ENAMEL COMPACT ...

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MAI93

This is a beautiful silver mounted guilloche enamel compact in an exquisite mint green colour. Of circular form with sunburst decorations. The hinged cover opening to reveal the original mirror and removable attachment for powder fitted in a receptacle.
The back with engine-turned decorations surrounding a vacant cartouche.

Hallmarks:

H.C.D for Henry Clifford Davis.
Birmingham Assay mark.
Lion Passant.
Date letter "v" for 1922.

Dimensions:

7cm diameter

Condition:

Good.
minuscule edge nibbles to the enamel.
Back in good condition, one minor dint.
Interior in equally good condition.
Snaps shuts nicely.

Postage UK: 8 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: 10 International Signed For.
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£225
| $300 USD | €255 EUR

EDWARDIAN JEWELLERY BOX BY BERTHOLD MULLER, CHESTER ...

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AOUT66

This is a very collectable Edwardian silver jewellery box by the renowned Berthold Muller. Of rectangular form, the hinged cover embossed with a courting couple in an idyllic pastoral scene, this suggests it was most probably a wedding box. The sides with classical fluted decorations, the base plain silver. The interior lined with Royal blue satin.

Hallmarks:

BM for Berthold Muller.
Chester Mark.
Lion Passant.
Import Mark.
Date letter "R" for 1900

Condition:
Excellent condition.
Good hallmarks.
Clean interior.

Dimensions:
Length: 10.5cm / 4 inches.
Depth: 2.5cm / 1 inch.
Height: 3cm / 1.2 inches.
Postage UK: 8 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: 12 International Signed For.
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£225
| $300 USD | €255 EUR

GEORGE V SILVER JEWELLERY BOX BY WILLIAM ...

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JANV80

This sizeable and elegant silver jewellery box was made in Birmingham in 1922 by William Neale & Son Ltd . The domed circular cover with decorative border. The plain circular body raised on three cabriole legs.
Gilt inner lid and original pale green silk interior.
Black Morocco leather base.

Hallmarks:

WN LTD for William Neale & Son Ltd (from 1909)
Birmingham Assay Mark.
Lion Passant.
Date letter "x" for 1922.

Condition:

Excellent.
Cover free from dings and in very good smooth condition.
Strong hinge.
Clean original interior.

Dimensions:

Diameter: 8cm / 3 inches.
Height: 4.5cm / 1.6 inches.

Postage UK: 8 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: 15 International Signed For.
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£225
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LARGE GEORGE V SOLID SILVER JEWELLERY BOX, ...

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JANV74

This sizeable and elegant solid silver jewellery box was made in Birmingham in 1912. Of serpentine outline, the domed cover with engine-turned decorations surrounding a vacant medallion. The plain body raised on four cabriole legs.
Gilt inner lid and original silk interior.
Pink textile base.

Hallmarks:

Maker's marks indistinct.
Birmingham Assay Mark.
Lion Passant.
Date letter "n" for 1912.

Condition:
Very good.
Cover free from dings and in very good smooth condition.
Strong hinge.
Original interior.
Maker's marks partially erased.

Dimensions:

Length: 8.5cm / 3.2 inches.
Height: 4cm / 1.4 inches.
Width: 7cm / 3 inches.

Postage UK: 8 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: 15 International Signed For.
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£225
| $300 USD | €255 EUR

VICTORIAN LEATHER CASKET WITH SILVER & GLASS ...

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FEB83

This gorgeous and very unusual Victorian leather scent bottle casket dates circa 1880. The tooled leather surface set with mother of pearl cabochons and brass studs. The domed cover opening to reveal a satin and velvet interior and fitted with two sliced-cut clear glass scent bottles. The pair of scent bottles of square form with sliced-cut shoulders and screw-top unmarked silver lids. The lids engraved with a monogram.

Casket Dimensions:

Length: 11.5cm / 4.4 inches.
Width: 6.5cm / 2.4 inches.
Height: 10cm / 4 inches.

Scent bottles dimensions (width x depth x height):

5cm x 5cm x 7.5cm / 2 inches x 2 inches x 3 inches

Condition:

Excellent condition.
Good hinge.
Original interior in good condition.
Scent bottles with minor nibs.

Postage UK: 8 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: 12 International Signed For.
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£195
| $260 USD | €221 EUR

SMALL EDWARDIAN SILVER JEWELLERY BOX BY HENRY ...

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JUIN86

This exquisite Edwardian silver jewellery box was made by the renowned silversmith Henry Matthew. Of elegant navette form , the domed hinged cover with a decorative bluebell border. The plain sides raised on four flower-capped cabriole legs.
Gilt inner lid and original blue velver and satin interior.
Black Morocco leather base.

Hallmarks:

HM for Henry Matthews
Birmingham Assay Mark.
Date letter "k" for 1909.
Lion passant.

Dimensions:

Length: 6.5cm / 2.4 inches.
Height: 3cm / 1.2 inches.
Width: 4.5cm / 1.4 inches.

Condition:

Good condition.

Postage UK: 8 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: 15 International Signed For.
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£195
| $260 USD | €221 EUR

19TH CENTURY FRENCH SILVER PILL BOX, CIRCA ...

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MAI82

This delightful solid silver French pill box dates circa 1890. Of oval form, the hinged silver lid embossed with foliate scrolls. The interior still retains its rich gilt. The sides engraved with floral garlands and with maker's marks. The base plain silver.

Hallmarks:

French maker's marks.

Dimensions:

Length: 4cm / 1.3 inches.
Width: 3cm / 1.2 inches.
Height: 1cm / 0.3 inches.

Condition:

Good.

Postage UK: 7 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: from 12 International Signed For.
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£105
| $140 USD | €119 EUR

ART NOUVEAU SILVER POT POURRI BOX BY ...

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FEB93

This fabulous Edwardian silver pot pourri pot was made by the celebrated William Comyns and is dated London 1906. These pot pourri boxes or pots are relatively rare and this is an exquisite example. Of heart-shaped form, the pull off silver lid cast and pierced with sinuous floral designs.

Hallmarks:
WC for William Comyns.
Date letter "o" for 1909.
Birmingham Assay mark.
Lion Passant.

Dimensions and Weight:

Width: 7cm / 2.6 inches.
Depth: 9cm / 3.2 inches.
Height: 3cm / 1.2 inches.
Weight: 85 g / 3 oz.

Condition:
Very good.

Postage UK: 8 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: from 12 International Signed For.
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GEORGE V SILVER AND GUILLOCHE ENAMEL JEWELLERY ...

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AOUT72

This fabulous silver mounted guilloche enamel jewellery box was made by Deakin & Franccis and is dated Birmingham 1911. Of oval form, the cover with a vivid pink guilloche enamel cabochon heightened by an elegant silver ovolo border. The colour is rare and the box has a heavy silver gauge, a testimony to its superb quality.

The hinged cover opening to reveal a rich gilt interior.

Solid silver base.

Hallmarks:

D&F for Deakin & Francis.
Birmingham Assay Mark.
Lion Passant.
Date letter "m" for 1911.

Condition:

Excellent.
Enamel in excellent shiny condition.
Strong hinge.
Sits evenly on flat surface.
Clean interior.

Dimensions:

Length: 7cm / 2.4 inches.
Width: 5cm / 2 inches.
Height: 2.5cm / 1 inch.

Postage UK: 8 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: 15 International Signed For.

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RARE EDWARDIAN SILVER STRING BOX BY HAMILTON ...

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MARS99

This simple and elegant solid silver string box is dated Birmingham 1903 and was made by the silversmith Hamilton & Co. Of plain cylindrical form, with a hinged domed lid. The lid with 3mm diameter hole dispensing string or twine.

Hallmarks:

H&Co for Hamilton & Co
Birmingham Assay Mark.
Lion Passant.
Date letter "d" for 1903.

Dimensions and Weight:

Height: 7cm / 2.6 inches.
Diameter: 7 cm / 2.6 inches
Weight: 83 g /2.7 oz.

Condition:

Excellent

Postage UK: 8 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: from 12 International Signed For.
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SOLD