Beautiful Rare Antique Victorian Solid Silver Novelty Cello Snuff Box Sh1898 For Sale
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POSTAGE : UK £4 RECORDED/£6.75 SPECIAL DELIVERY, WORLDWIDE £9.50 INT TRACKABLE AIRSURE, EUROPE £9.50 INT TRACKABLE AIRSURE.
Description Abeautiful rare antique Victoriansolid sterling silver novelty snuff box in the shape of a "cello", by the silversmith Samuel Boyce Landeckandwith full English silver hallmarks for Sheffield 1898.Excellent quality example,very unusual, shaped like a cello with a hinged silver lid and decorated with attractive engraved cherubs and scrolls. Has a fully gilt-lined interior and has 2attached silver bale rings possibly for a cord/silk strap.With no added engraved inscriptions, monograms or crests.
Measurements Measures approx3.95 inches (98mm) x 1.5 inches (38mm) and is 0.75 inches (20mm) deep.
Date Antique Victorian Solid Sterling silver with a full set of English silver hallmarks for Sheffield 1898(date letter "f"). Has the extra letter "F" stamp denoting imported silver. Further marks on the lid. Also has a set of Dutch/German hallmarks including a "930" silver purity stamp.
MakerSamuel Boyce Landeck"S.B.L".
ConditionLovelycondition, no splits or cracks, no repairs and no nasty knocks or dents either, areally nice example. The silver lid hinge works perfectly opening and closing properlyand tightlyand the interior gilding is beautiful and virtually all still intact. One of the 4 tiny silver string tighteners is missing and the cord/silk strap has perished.
No added engraved monograms or crests and completely fresh to the market.
Super rare antique Victoriansolid silver novelty snuff box.
Shipping and packing and rates
UK £6.75/£4 (Special delivery/1st class recorded)
Worldwide: £9.50 (Airsure - if applicable)
Europe: £9.50 (Airsure - if applicable)
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