9ct Rose Gold and Enamel Cigarette Case - Antique Edwardian

GBP 8,950.00

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Object Description

An exceptional, fine and impressive, rare antique Edwardian English 9ct rose gold and enamel cigarette case; an addition to our diverse range of smoking related silverware

This exceptional antique Edwardian 9ct rose gold cigarette case has a plain rectangular form with rounded corners.

This antique case has a subtly curved form proffering a comfortable fit in the majority of pockets.

The anterior cover is ornamented with an impressive enamel panel depicting four jockeys riding horses in a race, with stands full of spectators in the background.

The enamel panel is further embellished with the caption ‘Cambridgeshire 1902’.

The posterior cover is embellished with contemporary engraved inscriptions in the form of a business card, denoting: the telegraphic address ‘Shamefaced, London’, the telephone details ‘No 112 Avenue, 9890 Central’, the name ‘E Israel’, the job position ‘Turf Commission Agent’, in addition to the address ’16 Philpot Lane E.C.’.

The rounded sides of the cigarette case are plain and unembellished.

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

This impressive example of antique silverware retains the two original retaining straps.

This exceptional antique gold and enamel cigarette case is highly desirable and the finest of its type you could hope to acquire; such gold examples are extremely rare.

Length 8.4cm/3.3″
Width 6.2cm/2.4″
Height 1.7cm/0.7″

2.9 troy ounces/91.1g

Object History

Maker: Joseph Gloster
Date: 1902
Origin: Birmingham, England

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Insurance cover is provided FREE OF CHARGE for items up to the value of £30,000.

All items are fully insured and sent at the risk of AC Silver.

Complimentary insurance valuation with images and text is provided with your purchase

Object Condition

This antique rose gold cigarette case is an exceptional gauge of gold, exceptional quality and in exceptional presentation condition.

The enamel is in perfect condition.

Full hallmarks to the interior of the cover are all very clear.

Object Details

Dealer Opening Times

By appointment only.

Dealer Contact

+44 (0)191 240 2645
+44 (0)7836 286218

Dealer Location

35b St Georges Terrace
Tyne and Wear

Tel: +44 (0) 191 240 2645

Fax: +44 (0) 191 240 2647

VAT: GB 500 0310 42

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