Sterling Silver Snuffer Tray - Antique George III (1818)

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Object Description

An excellent, fine and impressive antique Georgian English sterling silver snuffer tray; an addition to our ornamental silverware collection.

This exceptional antique George III sterling silver snuffer tray has a rectangular shaped form with rounded corners.

The surface of this fine example of antique silverware is plain and unembellished.

The plain raised rounded border is encompassed with exceptional cast and applied scrolling foliate ornamentation to the rim.

This sterling silver snuffer tray, crafted by the London silversmiths Solomon Royes & John East Dix, is the finest of its type you could hope to acquire.

Dimensions
Length 24.2cm/9.5″

Width 12cm/4.7″

Length of surface 17.8cm/7″

Width of surface 7cm/2.8″

Height 1.1cm/0.4″

Weight
10.7 troy ounces/332g

Object History

Maker: Solomon Royes & John East Dix
Date: 1818
Origin: London, England

Object Condition

This antique snuffer tray is a superior gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition.

The cast and applied decoration is exceptionally sharp.

Full hallmarks struck to the underside of the surface are all very clear; the hallmarks are struck deeply due to the superior gauge of silver.

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

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