Beautiful Fine Quality French Victorian Solid Silver Cherub Embossed Snuff Box
BEAUTIFUL FINE QUALITY FRENCH VICTORIAN SOLID SILVER CHERUB EMBOSSED SNUFF BOX. This is a beautiful Fine Quality Victorian Solid Silver Snuff Box, this wonderful Circular Box was crafted in France circa 1870 making it over 150 years old, this beautiful Box is in amazing original condition, its breath taking, the design and decoration to this wonderful box is superb, it has a circular shape body, the hinged top has the most wonderful embossed decoration, to the centre you will see a very pretty cherub next to loving doves all sitting and playing amoungst the clouds, the detailing is breath taking, this is then framed with a dotted border creating a panel for the most beautiful roses and foliage all raised in a realistic form, to the body of this amazing box you can see garlands of cast and hand chased roses and foliage, between each wonderful garland you will see four cast daisy flowers, its beautiful, the design is very special, on opening the hinged top you will see the interior is original and still retains much of its gold gilt finish, to the side of the top it has french hallmarks, a boars head and a makers mark that i cant make out, its such a lovely box and in amazing condition, the quality of the craftsmanship is superb as you would expect, this would have once been used daily in the Victorian period, this was many years ago when times were so very different. This is fully hallmarked, this is so very tactile and once held has a wonderful feel, my photos dont do it justice. This will add something special to any collection. The item "BEAUTIFUL FINE QUALITY FRENCH VICTORIAN SOLID SILVER CHERUB EMBOSSED SNUFF BOX" is in sale since Monday, July 12, 2021.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Solid Silver\Boxes". The seller is "silver_treasures" and is located in ledbury. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Product: Boxes
- Style: Georgian
- Age: Pre-1800
- Pattern: 18th century