Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Biscuit Box / Container
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Biscuit Box / Container
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Biscuit Box / Container
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Biscuit Box / Container
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Biscuit Box / Container
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Biscuit Box / Container
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Biscuit Box / Container
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Biscuit Box / Container
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Biscuit Box / Container
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Biscuit Box / Container

HORACE WOODWARD & CO (worked c.1853-1919)

Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Biscuit Box / Container

1880 Birmingham, England

Offered by AC Silver

£2,750 gbp
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This exceptional and large antique sterling silver biscuit box has a plain cylindrical form.

The surface of this Victorian biscuit barrel is embellished with a contemporary bright cut engraved crest displaying a coat of arms depicting a sinister hand couped with a motto below a griffin's head erased.

The box is fitted with a plain hallmarked hinged circular cover, surmounted with a central plain oval hallmarked ring loop handle.

The unusual hinge features a triangular socket in junction with the body, in addition to a rectangular socket to the posterior surface of the cover.

This antique sterling silver biscuit box is fitted with a hinged hallmarked catch secured with a push fit pin connected via a link safety chain.

Dimensions

Height 18.3cm/7.2"
Diameter 14.5cm/5.7"

Weight

28.4 troy ounces/883g


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All items are fully insured and sent at the risk of AC Silver.
This antique biscuit box/container is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition.

Full hallmarks struck to the surface of the box, and part hallmarks, as expected struck to the catch, ring handle and interior of the cover are all clear.

Reflections in photography may detract from the true representation of this example of Victorian silverware.
Maker: Horace Woodward & Co

Date: 1880

Origin: Birmingham, England
Can be viewed at AC Silver’s Newcastle store, online at www.acsilver.co.uk. Please quote SALES CODE SKU A7913 when enquiring about the piece.
Complimentary insurance valuation with images and text is provided with your purchase
Dimensions
Height 7.20 cm (2.83 inches)
Diameter 5.70 cm (2.24 inches)
Weight 28.40oz t (883.24g)
Stock Code
A7913
Medium
An exceptional, fine and impressive unusual antique Victorian English sterling silver biscuit box/container; an addition to our diverse silver box collection
Signed/Inscribed
Full hallmarks struck to the surface of the box, and part hallmarks, as expected struck to the catch, ring handle and interior of the cover are all clear.
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Jesmond
Newcastle-upon-Tyne
Tyne & Wear
NE2 2SU

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