Antique Italian 18 ct Gold Snuff Box
Antique Italian 18 ct Gold Snuff Box
Antique Italian 18 ct Gold Snuff Box
Antique Italian 18 ct Gold Snuff Box
Antique Italian 18 ct Gold Snuff Box
Antique Italian 18 ct Gold Snuff Box
Antique Italian 18 ct Gold Snuff Box
Antique Italian 18 ct Gold Snuff Box
Antique Italian 18 ct Gold Snuff Box
Antique Italian 18 ct Gold Snuff Box
Antique Italian 18 ct Gold Snuff Box
Antique Italian 18 ct Gold Snuff Box
Antique Italian 18 ct Gold Snuff Box

UNKNOWN (worked from c.1950)

Antique Italian 18 ct Gold Snuff Box

c. 1900 Italy

Offered by AC Silver

£4,950 gbp
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This exceptional antique Italian 18ct yellow gold snuff box has a rectangular rounded form.

The body of this antique gold snuff box is embellished with exceptional chased scrolling leaf decoration.

Either end of the box features a cast and applied rounded terminal, ornamented with further chased scrolling leaf decoration.

This impressive box is fitted with a hinged hallmarked cover incorporating a rounded thumbpiece to the anterior edge.

The upper plateau of the cover and underside of the box is embellished with a continuation of the decoration to the sides of the body and incorporates a central vase design to the centre.

The hallmarks struck to the interior of the cover include:

Maker's mark: EM (untraced)

Gold quality/purity mark: K18 (18 carat, 750/1000)

This impressive 18ct gold box is the finest of its type you could hope to acquire.

Dimensions

Length 8.7cm/3.4"
Width 4.8cm/1.9"
Height 1.2cm/0.5"

Weight

3.3 troy ounces/101g


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This antique 18ct gold box is an exceptional gauge of gold, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition.

The exterior surface of the box shows little sign of use or wear and the interior has a few minor blemishes.

The chased ornamentation is exceptionally sharp.

The hallmarks to the interior of the cover are very clear.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this antique 20th Century piece.
Maker: Untraced Maker's Marks
Date: Circa 1900
Origin: Italy, Europe
Can be viewed at AC Silver’s Newcastle store, online at www.acsilver.co.uk. Please quote SALES CODE SKU A8619 when enquiring about the piece.
Complimentary insurance valuation with images and text is provided with your purchase
Dimensions
Height 1.25 cm (0.49 inches)
Width 8.70 cm (3.43 inches)
Depth 4.80 cm (1.89 inches)
Weight 3.30oz t (102.63g)
Stock Code
A8619
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An exceptional, fine and impressive antique Italian 18 carat yellow gold snuff box; an addition to our diverse boxes and cases collection
Signed/Inscribed
The hallmarks to the interior of the cover are very clear.
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Tyne & Wear
NE2 2SU

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