Antique Victorian Sterling Silver and Enamel Cigarette Case
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver and Enamel Cigarette Case
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver and Enamel Cigarette Case
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver and Enamel Cigarette Case
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver and Enamel Cigarette Case
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver and Enamel Cigarette Case
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver and Enamel Cigarette Case
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver and Enamel Cigarette Case
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver and Enamel Cigarette Case

GEORGE HEATH, LONDON (worked 1877-c.1905)

Antique Victorian Sterling Silver and Enamel Cigarette Case

1888 London

Offered by AC Silver

£1,895 gbp
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This exceptional sterling silver cigarette case has a plain square form with rounded corners.

This silver and enamel cigarette case has a subtly curved form proffering a comfortable fit in the majority of pockets.

The anterior cover is embellished with an exceptional enamel panel depicting a beach scene with a woman in period attire altering her garter.

The enamel scene is signed to the lower corner with the initials 'CF'.

The rounded sides and posterior cover of this cigarette case are plain and unembellished.

This case is fitted with a push fit catch, which when released reveals two hinged compartments.

This impressive example of Victorian silverware retains the original gilt interior.

The hallmarked interior of the case bears the retailer’s mark Frank Hyams Ld, 128 New Bond St, London, W.

Antique cases such as this, crafted in English hallmarked silver, are becoming increasingly difficult to locate.

Dimensions

Width 7.2cm/2.8" square
Depth 1.6cm/0.6"

Weight

3.4 troy ounces/106g (including enamel)


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This antique case is an exceptional gauge of silver for its type, exceptional quality and in excellent presentation condition.

The enamel is in perfect condition.

There is some minor surface scratches to the anterior surface, in keeping with age; this does not detract from the aesthetically pleasing appearance of the case.

The hallmarks struck to the interior rim of the posterior cover are very clear.

The part hallmarks to the surface of the anterior cover have wear in keeping with age and location.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this impressive example of antique Victorian silverware.
Maker: George Heath

Origin: London, England

Date: 1888
Can be viewed at AC Silver’s Newcastle store, online at www.acsilver.co.uk. Please quote SALES CODE SKU A4690 when enquiring about the piece.
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Stock Code
A4690
Medium
An exceptional, fine and impressive antique Victorian English sterling silver and enamel cigarette case; an addition to our silver smoking related silverware collection
Signed/Inscribed
The hallmarked interior of the case bears the retailer’s mark Frank Hyams Ld, 128 New Bond St, London, W. The hallmarks struck to the interior rim of the posterior cover, in addition to the surface of the anterior cover are very clear.
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