Supreme Edward Smith Silver Table Snuff Box- Massive Size - Birmingham 1860
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Supreme Edward Smith Silver Table Snuff Box- Massive Size - Birmingham 1860:
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver and Gilt [Gold washed interior] Table Snuff Box by One of The Most Famous Victorian Silver Snuff Box Maker, Edward Smith ,Birmingham 1860.
Thisstylish table snuff box has stunning engine turned decoration on both lid and base which in combination with the scallop borders making an eye catching masterpiece.
This top quality table snuff box is a true antique & 153 years old but still in a very nice condition and would shine in any snuff box/silver collection.Atruly supreme quality and very large table snuff box in stunning condition which would be a decent snuff box for any serious collector.
Fully sterling silver hallmarks for:
Maker: ES.Edward Smith who was registered in Birmingham between 1827 & 1865 andonly specialisedin making top quality silver Vinaigrette, Snuff Box and Card Case.
Please note that Edward Smith masterpieces are highly collectible and will add value to any silver collection.
Description and condition [ please see pictures]:
Top quality and large size Victorian sterling silver and gilt [ gold washed interior] table snuff box with beautiful engine turned decoration on both lid and base which is making a superb background for a highly decorative blank cartouche on its lid, so it can be personalised.
Borders have scallop pattern which in combination with gilt [ gold washed interior] have added more beauty to this superb snuff box.
It is very large and was made from outstanding gaugeof sterling silver [139 grams].
It is in supreme condition after153 years with no Dent/Split/Hole/Repair/Soldering what so ever.
There are only couple of surface scratches that even hardly can be seen in close inspection and just mentioned for accuracy.
Atruly top quality table snuff box in stunning condition which would be a decent snuff box for any serious collector.
Hinge is in good order and lid close nicely and tightly.
Detailed decoration is in superb condition with minimal signs of aging as you can see in pictures.
Gilt [Gold washed interior] is also in stunning original condition with minimal signs of aging.
Very large Size and heavy:
Length: 8.5 cm / 3.4 inches
Width: 5.5 cm / 2.2 inches
Depth: 2 cm/ 0.8 inch
Impressive total silver weight: 139 grams/ 5 ounces
Overall this is a stunning top quality Victorian sterling silver and gilt table snuff box with a detailed decoration that hardly can be foundparticularlyin such a good condition and would add value to any silver collection.
Iam proud to offer this superb Victorian silver snuff box which is from my private collection with low starting price of just one penny and to let you decide about the value of this priceless antique silver.
Please take a look on my other silveritems for saleswhich are from my private collection and has been offered with the same condition!
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Please do not hesitate to contact me if you need further information.
I will shipworldwide and do accept combined shipping.
Happy offerding and good luck.