Vintage Indian Sterling Silver Cigarette Case
Vintage Indian Sterling Silver Cigarette Case
Vintage Indian Sterling Silver Cigarette Case
Vintage Indian Sterling Silver Cigarette Case
Vintage Indian Sterling Silver Cigarette Case
Vintage Indian Sterling Silver Cigarette Case
Vintage Indian Sterling Silver Cigarette Case
Vintage Indian Sterling Silver Cigarette Case
Vintage Indian Sterling Silver Cigarette Case
Vintage Indian Sterling Silver Cigarette Case

UNKNOWN (worked from c.1940)

Vintage Indian Sterling Silver Cigarette Case

c. 1940 India

Offered by AC Silver

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This exceptional vintage Indian silver cigarette case has a rectangular shaped form with rounded corners.

The surface of this silver cigarette case is overlaid with impressive spiralling filigree ornamentation arranged into geometric foliate designs.

The anterior cover is embellished with a laurel wreath surmounted with the Imperial Crown and featuring the applied solid silver initials 'RAF' to the centre, all incorporating further filigree work.

The reverse cover is ornamented with filigree ornamentation within a pair of crossed flags and further floral designs to the upper and lower portions.

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

* The Royal Air Force (RAF) was formed in April 1918 towards the end of the First World War and was the largest air force in the world, for the period. From here the RAF played a major part in the Second World War and is still in operation.

This Indian silver case has been independently tested using state of the art technology (Niton XL2 Analyzer) and verified as .925 sterling standard silver.

Dimensions

Length 10.3cm/4.1"
Width 8cm/3.1"
Height 0.9cm/0.4"

Weight

3.4 troy ounces/106g

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This Indian silver cigarette case is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional presentation condition.

The pierced, applied and filigree decoration is all sharp.

There are no hallmarks as to be expected with such a piece; the date and origin can be determined by the composition and decoration.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this piece of vintage silverware.
Maker: Unmarked

Date: Circa 1940

Origin: India
Can be viewed at AC Silver’s Newcastle store, online at www.acsilver.co.uk. Please quote SALES CODE SKU A8960 when enquiring about the piece.
Complimentary insurance valuation with images and text is provided with your purchase.
Dimensions
Height 9.00 cm (3.54 inches)
Width 10.30 cm (4.06 inches)
Depth 8.00 cm (3.15 inches)
Weight 3.40oz t (105.74g)
Stock Code
A8960
Medium
An exceptional, fine and impressive vintage Indian sterling silver cigarette case with British military interest; an addition to our diverse Asian silverware collection
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This Indian silver case has been independently tested using state of the art technology (Niton XL2 Analyzer) and verified as .925 sterling standard silver.
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Jesmond
Newcastle-upon-Tyne
Tyne & Wear
NE2 2SU

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