German Sterling Silver and Enamel Dressing Table Box - Antique Circa 1930

GBP 1,695.00

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Object Description

An exceptional, fine and impressive antique German sterling silver and enamel dressing table box; an addition to our diverse range of antique silver boxes and cases.

This exceptional German sterling silver dressing table box has a cylindrical form with a domed cover.

The surface of the body is embellished witn an impressive blue hot enamel panel incorporating scrolling leaf and foliate decoration.

This antique box is fitted with the original hinged cover embellished with exceptional hot enamel ornamentation, all framed with a plain border.

The domed enamel panel to the cover depicts a female in draped layered clothing interacting with a male figure, examining harvested fruits.

The interior of the box retains the original gilding.

The hallmarks struck to the underside this exceptional box include:
Maker’s marks: Horn icon(untraced)
Silver quality/purity mark: 935, sterling *
National mark/reichsmark: Crescent moon and crown (Halbmond und Krone)
Dutch Import Duty Mark: ZI (sterling, used from 1953)

Diameter 7cm/2.8″
Height 3cm/1.2″

4.2 troy ounces/130g

Object History

Maker: Untraced Maker’s Marks
Date: Circa 1930
Origin: Germany, Europe

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Object Condition

This antique German box is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition.

The enamel panels are in perfect condition.

The original gilding details to the body of the box have natural wear in keeping with age.

The German hallmarks and Dutch import hallmark struck to the underside of the body are all very clear.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this piece of German silverware.

Object Details

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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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