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Antique Edwardian Sterling Silver and Tortoiseshell Trinket/Jewellery Box
1909 Birmingham and London
Offered by AC Silver
The surface of the body and sides of the cover are plain and embellished with applied moulded borders.
This antique box is fitted with a hallmarked push fit cover incorporating an impressive tortoiseshell panel ornamented with silver piqué work depicting floral bud swags above a suspended vase/bowl accommodating an arrangement of flowers.
The cover is encircled with a fine and impressive applied festoon style border to the rim.
The box is supported by three scrolling feet accented with a trifurcating sockets.
This tortoiseshell box is fitted with the original velvet lined interior; this lining is quite modest, but is original to the item.
The weighted base of this impressive trinket box is fitted with leatherette to the underside.
This impressive trinket box was crafted in the same year by two different makers; the box by Edward Souter Barnsley of E S Barnsley & Co, in Birmingham and the cover by Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Co Ltd in London.
Not measurable due to the weighted base and tortoiseshell.
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The tortoiseshell and piqué work are in perfect condition.
Reflections in photography may detract from the true representation of this piece of Edwardian silverware.
Origin: Birmingham / London, England
35B St Georges Terrace
Tyne & Wear