ART DECO SOLID SILVER SNUFF BOX JOHN ROSE BIRMINGHAM 1927
DESCRIPTION AND DETAILS
This English solid silver snuff box was crafted by silversmith John Rose in Birmingham 1927.
Featuring a classic design, the lid of the box has a banded engine turned design. The interior is fully gilt in gold with semi-reflective appearance.
The construction quality of this snuff box presents a high degree of precision and despite its compact size, in hand, a sturdy trust-worthy feel is apparent.
The wonderful snuff box is in good condition with the lid and hinge functioning flawlessly with a smooth hinge and solid fit upon closure. The snuff box is fully hallmarked with the makers mark “JR”, silver lion, Birmingham anchor and the date mark “C” for 1927.
The quality of the craftsmanship is superb, this snuff box is so very tactile and once held it has the most wonderful feel. This will add something very special to any collection.
Size (cm) L:3.5 W:50
Weight 32 grams
In absolutely beautiful condition for its age with the normal amount of surface wear expected with a small dings, doesn't detract at all from its rare beauty, just mentioned for accuracy.
All Antique silver items will show some signs of wear, which only add to the history of the object.
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