Antique Edwardian, Britannia Standard Silver Tobacco Box
Antique Edwardian, Britannia Standard Silver Tobacco Box
Antique Edwardian, Britannia Standard Silver Tobacco Box
Antique Edwardian, Britannia Standard Silver Tobacco Box
Antique Edwardian, Britannia Standard Silver Tobacco Box
Antique Edwardian, Britannia Standard Silver Tobacco Box
Antique Edwardian, Britannia Standard Silver Tobacco Box
Antique Edwardian, Britannia Standard Silver Tobacco Box
Antique Edwardian, Britannia Standard Silver Tobacco Box

HENRY & ARTHUR VANDER, LONDON (worked from 1904)

Antique Edwardian, Britannia Standard Silver Tobacco Box

1909 London

Offered by AC Silver

£895 gbp
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This fine antique Edwardian Britannia standard silver* tobacco box has a plain oval form in the Queen Anne style.

The surface of the box is plain with rounded stepped embossed decoration encircling the base.

This impressive Queen Anne style box is fitted with a hinged hallmarked cover ornamented with a plain embossed oval panel to the centre.

This fine example of antique silverware is an exceptional replica of an early tobacco box.

* Britannia Silver - The Britannia silver standard of 958 (95.84% of fine silver), denoted by the icon of the seated Britannia holding an oval shield, was introduced by William III in 1697. This was to indicate the slightly higher standard of silver from sterling silver standard of 925 (92.5% of fine silver).

Dimensions

Length 9.7cm/3.8"

Width 8.1cm/3.2"

Height 2.5cm/1"

Weight

6.3 troy ounces/196g


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

Full Britannia hallmarks struck to the rim of the box and part hallmarks to the interior of the cover are all very clear; the upper portion of the maker’s mark to the body is rubbed due to the location.

Reflections in photography may detract from the true representation of this piece of Edwardian silverware.
Maker: C J Vander (Henry & Arthur Vander)

Origin: London, England

Date: 1909
Can be viewed at AC Silver’s Newcastle store, online at www.acsilver.co.uk. Please quote SALES CODE SKU W9128 when enquiring about the piece.

Complimentary insurance valuation with images and text is provided with your purchase
Dimensions
Height 2.50 cm (0.98 inches)
Weight 6.30oz t (195.93g)
Stock Code
W9128
Medium
A fine and impressive antique Edwardian English Britannia standard silver tobacco box in the Queen Anne style; an addition to our smoking related silverware collection.
Signed/Inscribed
Full Britannia hallmarks struck to the rim of the box and part hallmarks to the interior of the cover are all very clear; the upper portion of the maker’s mark to the body is rubbed due to the location.
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