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Enquiry from Online Galleries regarding "Antique George V Sterling Silver and Tortoiseshell Trinket/Jewellery Box"
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The surface of the body and sides of the cover are plain and unembellished.
This antique jewellery box is fitted with a hallmarked hinged cover incorporating an impressive tortoiseshell panel ornamented with a silver piqué work elliptical scrolling design with a simplified suspended festoon to the nadir.
The box is supported by four pierced decorated feet accented with applied bead ornamentation, each with a trifurcating socket.
The box is fitted with the original velvet lined interior.
The weighted base of this impressive trinket box is fitted with leatherette to the underside.
Diameter of cover 11.4cm/4.5"
Diameter of body 9.9cm/3.9"
Not measurable due to the weighted base and tortoiseshell.
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The box has been professionally polished and is in presentation condition; the interior shows some signs of wear in keeping with age.
The tortoiseshell and piqué work are in perfect condition.
Full hallmarks struck to the surface of the box are a very clear; the maker’s mark shows signs of wear due to location and in keeping with age.
The part hallmarks to the cover are all very clear.
Reflections in photography may detract from the true representation of this piece of antique silverware.
Origin: London, England
|Height||7.40 cm||(2.91 inches)|
35B St Georges Terrace
Tyne & Wear