Antique Sterling Silver Table Snuff Box - William IV
Antique Sterling Silver Table Snuff Box - William IV
Antique Sterling Silver Table Snuff Box - William IV
Antique Sterling Silver Table Snuff Box - William IV
Antique Sterling Silver Table Snuff Box - William IV
Antique Sterling Silver Table Snuff Box - William IV
Antique Sterling Silver Table Snuff Box - William IV
Antique Sterling Silver Table Snuff Box - William IV
Antique Sterling Silver Table Snuff Box - William IV
Antique Sterling Silver Table Snuff Box - William IV

JOSEPH WILLMORE (worked c.1805-c.1855)

Antique Sterling Silver Table Snuff Box - William IV

1836 Birmingham, England

Offered by AC Silver

£1,995 gbp
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This exceptional antique William IV sterling silver snuff box has a rectangular, rounded form.

The body of the box is embellished with impressive chased floral motifs accented with scrolling stem and foliate ornamentation, all on a matte background.

The decoration to the body incorporates a chased single leaf design to each corner, emanating from the rounded lower portion.

The upper rim of the body and swept sides of the cover are encompassed with a continuous band of engine turned decoration.

The underside of the box features a further panel of engine turned decoration.

This exceptional example of antique silverware is fitted with a hinged hallmarked cover embellished with an engine turned bordered rectangular vacant cartouche to the upper plateau.

The cover is further embellished with an exceptional cast and applied domed, incurved border to the upper portion, matching the ornamentation to that of the body and continuing to an impressive floral thumbpiece to the anterior edge.

This antique sterling silver snuff box opens to reveal the original gilded interior.

Dimensions
Length 9.8cm/3.9"
Width 6.5cm/2.6"
Height 4.3cm/1.7"

Weight
8.2 troy ounces/253g




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This antique sterling silver snuff box is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition.

The chased and applied ornamentation is all very sharp and the engine turned decoration is all very crisp.

Full hallmarks struck to the interior of the box are all very clear.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this antique silverware.
Date: 1836

Origin: Birmingham, England
Can be viewed at AC Silver’s Newcastle store, online at www.acsilver.co.uk. Please quote SALES CODE SKU A7552 when enquiring about the piece.
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Stock Code
A7552
Medium
An exceptional, fine and impressive antique William IV English sterling silver table snuff box; an addition to our collectable silverware collection.
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