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rare georgian maltese provincial hallmark solid silver fern leaf oval snuff boxc1800c1780
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SA575585

RARE GEORGIAN MALTESE PROVINCIAL HALLMARK SOLID SILVER FERN LEAF OVAL SNUFF BOX c1800 c1780

Price

£295 | $393 USD | €334 EUR
Item Number: SA575585
Date of manufacture: Georgian
Current Status: in stock
Seller: fineantiques (on Sellingantiques since 11 July 2018)

Description



This is a Rare Georgian Maltese Provincial Solid Silver Fern Leaf decorated Oval Snuff Box, this is possibly been crafted in Malta c1800 making it around 218 years old possibly even older, this Box does have worn Hallmarks and appears to be F with a Stag above the F and a couple of marks above it. this Solid Silver Oval Snuff Box is a Maltese Provincial made and this Beautiful Snuff Box has Chased fern Leaf around the Sides and around the Base of the Box with the Lid of the Snuff Box having a Large Fern Leaf Decoration with a Chased design around the Edge. The Lid opens with a Strong Hinge and opens and closes nice and tight, when opened it Reveals a thick Layer of Gold Gilt to the inside Lid and to the inside Base, for the age of this Solid Silver Snuff Box it is in remarkable condition with only light dings to the front of the Lid and surface scratching, and is only mentioned for accuracy, it is now known that these items are in fact Maltese and would date from the  ...show more description

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Declaration

This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as Georgian.

Dimensions

Height = 7.5 cm (3")
Width = 5.3 cm (2")
Depth = 3.5 cm (2")

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