Antique Sterling Silver and Cut Glass Biscuit Box by John Grinsell & Sons
Antique Sterling Silver and Cut Glass Biscuit Box by John Grinsell & Sons
Antique Sterling Silver and Cut Glass Biscuit Box by John Grinsell & Sons
Antique Sterling Silver and Cut Glass Biscuit Box by John Grinsell & Sons
Antique Sterling Silver and Cut Glass Biscuit Box by John Grinsell & Sons
Antique Sterling Silver and Cut Glass Biscuit Box by John Grinsell & Sons
Antique Sterling Silver and Cut Glass Biscuit Box by John Grinsell & Sons
Antique Sterling Silver and Cut Glass Biscuit Box by John Grinsell & Sons
Antique Sterling Silver and Cut Glass Biscuit Box by John Grinsell & Sons
Antique Sterling Silver and Cut Glass Biscuit Box by John Grinsell & Sons

JOHN GRINSELL & SONS, (worked c.1864-1937)

Antique Sterling Silver and Cut Glass Biscuit Box by John Grinsell & Sons

1892 London

Offered by AC Silver

£1,295 gbp
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This exceptional antique Victorian glass biscuit box has a cylindrical rounded form.

The glass body is fitted with a plain cylindrical hallmarked sterling silver mount to the upper rim.

This antique glass biscuit box is fitted with a hallmarked domed hinged cover embellished with embossed fluted decoration in a swirl design reflecting that of the cover; incorporating a central vacant circular cartouche encircled with an incurved border.

The cover opens to reveal the original gilt interior.

The impressive moulded glass body is ornamented with further concave fluted decoration in a swirl design.

The glass container is embellished with a star cut motif to the underside.

Dimensions

Height 15.8cm/6.2"
Diameter 12.9cm/5.1"

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All items are fully insured and sent at the risk of AC Silver.
The mount and cover of this antique glass biscuit box are a superior gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition.
The embossed decoration is very sharp.
Full hallmarks struck to the mount and part hallmarks interior of the cover are all very clear; the hallmarks are deeply struck due to the exceptional gauge of silver.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this example of Victorian silverware.
Date: 1892

Origin: London, England
Can be viewed at AC Silver’s Newcastle store, online at www.acsilver.co.uk. Please quote SALES CODE SKU A8680 when enquiring about the piece.
Complimentary insurance valuation with images and text is provided with your purchase
Dimensions
Height 15.80 cm (6.22 inches)
Diameter 12.90 cm (5.08 inches)
Stock Code
A8680
Medium
An exceptional, fine and impressive antique Victorian English sterling silver and cut glass biscuit box; an addition to our silver mounted glass collection
Signed/Inscribed
Full hallmarks struck to the mount and part hallmarks interior of the cover are all very clear; the hallmarks are deeply struck due to the exceptional gauge of silver.
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