Antique Silver Pedlar Snuff Box


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Object Description

A fine quality antique sterling silver snuff box with a bright gilt finish. The top has a high relief decoration of a pedlar in old fashioned costume selling his wares in a crowded market. The sides and base have a crisp engine turned finish. Original bright gilt interior. Weight 176 grams, 5.6 troy ounces. Top measures 9.5×5.5 cms. Height 2.2 cms (top of box), 3 cms (top of pedlar). Birmingham 1843. Maker Edward Smith. Retailer Elkington & Co.

Object Condition

The early Victorian silver gilt snuff box is very good condition with no damage or restoration. The gilt is original, very bright, and has no wear. The decoration is sharp. Marked on the lid and inside the base with a full set of clear English silver hallmarks.

Please note that this item is not new and will show moderate signs of wear commensurate with age. Reflections in the photograph may detract from the true representation of this item.

Object Details

Dealer Opening Times

By appointment only.

Dealer Contact

+44 (0)207 288 1939
+44 (0)7904 297419

Dealer Location

Vault 31-32
The London Silver Vaults
53-64 Chancery Lane
London WC2A 1QS

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