George II Antique Silver Cashew Box

GBP 675.00

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Object Description

An attractive little antique sterling silver cashew box, or silver snuff box, of heart shaped design. Original gilt finish. The embossed lid decoration shows a young man playing a lute with a putto in the background.

Weight 40 grams, 1.2 troy ounces.
Height 2.5cm. Top measures 6 x 5cm.
London 1740.
Maker “LM”.
Sterling silver.

Marks. Stamped on the base only with a full set of English silver hallmarks. Maker’s mark “LM” unidentified.

Object Condition

Bright original gilt finish with minimal wear to the exterior. The hallmark punches show through on the base exterior. Minor tear to the edge of the underside (see image 5)

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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