Antique Circa 1900 Sterling Silver, Enamel and Marcasite Miniature Musical Box
Antique Circa 1900 Sterling Silver, Enamel and Marcasite Miniature Musical Box
Antique Circa 1900 Sterling Silver, Enamel and Marcasite Miniature Musical Box
Antique Circa 1900 Sterling Silver, Enamel and Marcasite Miniature Musical Box
Antique Circa 1900 Sterling Silver, Enamel and Marcasite Miniature Musical Box
Antique Circa 1900 Sterling Silver, Enamel and Marcasite Miniature Musical Box
Antique Circa 1900 Sterling Silver, Enamel and Marcasite Miniature Musical Box
Antique Circa 1900 Sterling Silver, Enamel and Marcasite Miniature Musical Box
Antique Circa 1900 Sterling Silver, Enamel and Marcasite Miniature Musical Box

Antique Circa 1900 Sterling Silver, Enamel and Marcasite Miniature Musical Box

c. 1900 Unknown

Offered by AC Silver

£2,950 gbp
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This exceptional antique miniature continental sterling silver, enamel and marcasite musical box has a rectangular form.

The surface of the box is embellished with fine vibrant royal blue guilloche enamel framed to the edges by inlaid marcasite.

The hinged cover is fitted with a curved marcasite inlaid thumbpiece allowing access to the compartment which accommodates the original key.

The key is embellished with a lozenge shaped enamel and silver handle with marcasite to the centre.

To the underside of the box is a key hole to activate the winding mechanism, and a small lever to the right side to start the musical tune.

The interior of the box retains the original gilding.

This impressive antique piece has been independently tested using state of the art technology and verified as .925 sterling silver.

This very fine musical box is in original and perfect condition.

Dimensions

Length 3.6cm/1.4"

Width 2.4cm/0.9"

Height 1.6cm/0.6”


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This antique musical box is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional presentation condition.

The gilding to the interior shows signs of wear in keeping with age.

There are no hallmarks as to be expected with such a piece.

Reflections in photographs may detract from this fine example of antique silverware.
Maker: Unmarked

Origin: Continental

Date: Circa 1900
Can be viewed at AC Silver’s Newcastle store, online at www.acsilver.co.uk. Please quote SALES CODE SKU A2972 when enquiring about the piece.
Complimentary insurance valuation with images and text is provided with your purchase
Dimensions
Height 1.60 cm (0.63 inches)
Stock Code
A2972
Medium
An exceptional antique continental sterling silver, enamel and marcasite miniature musical box; an addition to our silver boxes collection
Signed/Inscribed
There are no hallmarks as to be expected with such a piece.
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