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The surface of this impressive Art Deco cigarette box is embellished with impressive engine turned decoration.
The box is fitted with two hallmarked hinged covers each embellished with further engine turned decoration in addition to an applied leaf border which continues across a central plateau.
The interior of each solid silver cover features a paralleling band of engine turned decoration in addition to the part hallmarks; decoration to the posterior surface of a cover is an indication of the fine quality of a piece.
The central plateau is surmounted with an impressive shaped handle, in the Art Deco style.
The body of this exceptional box is fitted with a cedar wood lining.
This antique box has a weighted base and retains the original leatherette covering to the underside.
The box is supported by four impressive Art Deco style stepped bracket feet.
By virtue of its size this versatile box could be used for a multitude of functions.
NOTE: The majority of such boxes have a wood lining to the cover; it is a sign of quality when boxes have an unlined, solid silver covers.
Height to top of handle 8.7cm/3.4"
Height to rim 6cm/2.4"
Not measurable as weighted base
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Full hallmarks struck to the underside of the box and part hallmarks to the interior of each cover are all very clear.
Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this piece of vintage silverware.
Origin: Birmingham, England
35B St Georges Terrace
Tyne & Wear