Exquisite George III Hallmarked Solid Sterling Silver Snuff Box. Description - Wonderful quality rectangular good heavy gauge solid silver snuff box of rectangular form with hinged lid embellished with a hand chased carriage scene in high relief with the the sides having engraved rural scene to include buildings, a windmill and trees. The interior is richly gilded.Fully hallmarked with the leopards head for London assay, lion passant indicating 925 grade solid sterling silver, the King's head, date letter "R" for the year 1839 and the makers mark which is hard to identify, either IH, LH, IK or LK. Condition - There is a tiny pin hole to the high relief carriage which is noticeable by holing the lid to the sun light (please inspect end photograph) and a couple of minor bumps to the bottom edge. Decoration is crisp and clear. The hinge is in good order closing the lid securely. Interior silver- gilt is nice and bright with no wear. Dimensions & Weight - The box is 9.5cm long x 4.5cm wide x 4.5cm deep. The weight is 136.8 grams. Please have a browse in my shop. The item "ANTIQUE GEORGIAN SOLID SILVER STERLING PICTURE TOP SNUFF BOX 137g HM LONDON 1812" is in sale since Thursday, October 19, 2017.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Solid Silver\Boxes". The seller is "af_silverandvirtue" and is located in Market Harborough.This item can be shipped worldwide.