Antique George I Sterling Silver Tobacco Box
Antique George I Sterling Silver Tobacco Box
Antique George I Sterling Silver Tobacco Box
Antique George I Sterling Silver Tobacco Box
Antique George I Sterling Silver Tobacco Box
Antique George I Sterling Silver Tobacco Box
Antique George I Sterling Silver Tobacco Box
Antique George I Sterling Silver Tobacco Box
Antique George I Sterling Silver Tobacco Box
Antique George I Sterling Silver Tobacco Box
Antique George I Sterling Silver Tobacco Box
Antique George I Sterling Silver Tobacco Box

ED CORNOK (worked from c.1710)

Antique George I Sterling Silver Tobacco Box

1725 London

Offered by AC Silver

£1,995 gbp
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This fine antique George I sterling silver tobacco box has a plain oval rounded form.

The surface of the box is plain and embellished with fine engraved circular motifs and leaf decoration to the cover hinge.

The flush hinged hallmarked cover is ornamented with the contemporary engraved inscription ‘Richard Smart’ to the centre, in addition to a simplified engraved shell and scrolling leaf design to the shaped thumbpiece.

This impressive Georgian tobacco box has an exceptional colour and patination*.

This antique tobacco box is an exceptional example of its type.

* Patination or Patina is a subtle colouration or tarnish which forms on the surface of some metals, produced by oxidation or other chemical processes. A good patina proffers an aesthetically pleasing look.

Dimensions

Length 9.8cm/3.9"

Width 7.8cm/3.1"

Height 2.5cm/1"

Weight

4.1 troy ounces/126.1g


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This antique tobacco box is a very good gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional presentation condition.

The engraved decoration is sharp, in keeping with age.

Reflections in photography may detract from the true representation of this piece of early Georgian silverware.
Maker: Ed Cornock

Origin: London, England

Date: 1725
Can be viewed at AC Silver’s Newcastle store, online at www.acsilver.co.uk. Please quote SALES CODE SKU W8955 when enquiring about the piece.

Complimentary insurance valuation with images and text is provided with your purchase
Dimensions
Weight 4.10oz t (127.51g)
Stock Code
W8955
Medium
An exceptional antique early Georgian English sterling silver tobacco box; an addition to our smoking related silverware collection
Signed/Inscribed
Full hallmarks struck to the interior of the base and part hallmarks to the interior of the cover are very clear, in keeping with age; the maker’s marks have some wear.
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