Sterling Silver Gilt Box - Antique George IV (1824)

GBP 2,950.00

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Object Description

This exceptional antique George IV sterling silver gilt box has a rectangular waisted form.

The surface of this antique silver box is embellished with exceptional chased decoration depicting hunting hounds chasing a fox in an rural setting.

The anterior surface of the box is further ornamented with a large, chased simplified fox head design.

This impressive 1800s silver box is fitted with a hinged hallmarked cover ornamented with further chased scenes, incorporating an applied double layered vacant cartouche to the centre.

The rim of the cover and each edge of the body are embellished with cast and applied scrolling leaf decorated borders.

The interior and exterior surfaces of this exceptional box retains the original gilding.

This magnificent example of antique silverware is the finest of its type you could hope to acquire.

Object History

Maker: Robert Frederick Fox
Date: 1824
Origin: London, England

Object Literature

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

Object Condition

This antique 1800s silver box is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition; the ornamentation and condition of the piece is as sharp as the day it was made.

Full hallmarks struck to the interior of the box and part hallmarks to the interior of the cover are all very clear.

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

Object Details

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