Antique Dutch Silver 'Fish' Spice Box
Antique Dutch Silver 'Fish' Spice Box
Antique Dutch Silver 'Fish' Spice Box
Antique Dutch Silver 'Fish' Spice Box
Antique Dutch Silver 'Fish' Spice Box
Antique Dutch Silver 'Fish' Spice Box
Antique Dutch Silver 'Fish' Spice Box
Antique Dutch Silver 'Fish' Spice Box
Antique Dutch Silver 'Fish' Spice Box
Antique Dutch Silver 'Fish' Spice Box
Antique Dutch Silver 'Fish' Spice Box

Antique Dutch Silver 'Fish' Spice Box

c. 1890 Amsterdam, Holland

Offered by AC Silver

£1,395 gbp
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This exceptional antique Dutch silver box has been realistically modelled in the form of a fish.

This impressive fish shaped box has an articulated body, allowing the fish's position to be customised.

The body of this antique silver spice box is embellished with separate dorsal and pectoral fins, in addition to rows of chased scales.

The forked caudal/tail fin is further ornamented with engraved textures replicating the fish's natural features.

This antique silver fish box retains the original hallmarked push fit hinged cover/head.

The impressive head of the fish is embellished with engraved decoration accented with two gem set emerald eyes.

Dimensions

Length 12.8cm/5"
Width 1.8cm/0.7"
Height 3.5cm/1.4"

Weight

1.6 troy ounces/49.8g


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

The engraved decoration is very crisp.

The Dutch hallmarks to the surface of the cover and rim have wear in keeping with age and location.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this piece of antique silverware.
Maker: Unknown

Date: Circa 1890

Origin: Amsterdam, Holland
Can be viewed at AC Silver’s Newcastle store, online at www.acsilver.co.uk. Please quote SALES CODE SKU A7742 when enquiring about the piece.
Complimentary insurance valuation with images and text is provided with your purchase
Dimensions
Height 1.40 inch (3.56 cm)
Width 0.70 inch (1.78 cm)
Depth 5.00 inch (12.70 cm)
Weight 1.60oz t (49.76g)
Stock Code
A7742
Medium
An exceptional, fine and impressive antique Dutch silver spice box realistically modelled in the form of a fish; an addition to our animal related silverware collection
Signed/Inscribed
The Dutch hallmarks to the surface of the cover and rim have wear in keeping with age and location.
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