Beautiful 19th Century German Solid Silver Pale Blue Guilloche Enamel Snuff Box
BEAUTIFUL 19TH CENTURY GERMAN SOLID SILVER PALE BLUE GUILLOCHE ENAMEL SNUFF BOX. FK ligated, 935 grade of silver, halfmoon and crown. This is a Beautiful very fine quality 19th century German Solid Silver and Pale Blue Guilloche Enamel Snuff Box, this stunning box was crafted in Germany by the silversmith FK and is also a high grade of silver 935, i would estimate this rare snuff box dates to circa 1880 making it nearly 140 years old, the quality is stunning and the decoration is breath taking, the oval shape top has been crafted in a wonderful pale blue guilloche enamel ground with the most stunning and beautiful lilac and darker blue enamel flowers which in turn is entwined with very detailed grean enamel foliage, this is then framed around the edging with a wonderful smooth finish silver banding which just contrasts beautifully, the body of the snuff box has again got the most wonderful pale blue guillouche enamel decoration which is again framed beautifully with the silver banding, on opening this wonderful snuff box using the silver thumb piece you will see the hinge is in fantastic condition and it stays open at different angles, to the inside it still retains its amazing gold gilt finish, this just sparkles when the light hits it, this could almost be the suffragette colours. The quality of the craftsmanship is superb, this would have once belonged to a very wealthy 19th Century Lady and sat proudly on the table top ready to be used, this was many many years ago when times were so very different, if this snuff box could talk i can just imagine what fascinating stories it could tell, 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, my photos dont do it justice. Please study the photos its so extremely rare. The condition is stunning with just has a little loss to the top near the hinge at the back as shown but doesnt detract at all from its rare beauty, just mentioned for accuracy. The item "BEAUTIFUL 19TH CENTURY GERMAN SOLID SILVER PALE BLUE GUILLOCHE ENAMEL SNUFF BOX" is in sale since Sunday, June 23, 2019. 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