Description and Details
This Victorian silver snuff box was crafted by silversmith Foxall & co in Birmingham, 1849. The exterior featuring a magnificent engine turned and hand engraved acanthus motifs in combination with a scalloped circumference unquestionably highlights its unique elegance and aesthetic design. Interior wise, the snuff box is fully silver gilt and has a matte texture to the touch.
Originating in Birmingham, renown for high quality silverware, the construction quality is second to none in terms of precision, design and craftsmanship. Intricate alternating engine turned lines in combination with hand chased acanthus motifs are undoubtedly a testament to the exceptional British craftsmanship of the Victorian era. The hinge and closure of the lid function flawlessly with a precise fit upon closure.
Overall, this box presents an aesthetic design that makes a statement whilst remaining tastefully ornamented. Due to its sleek yet bold exterior profile, the snuff box makes for a great addition to a collection whether for display or personal use on the go.
- English Victorian Hand Engraved Acanthus Design Snuff Box
- Sleek External Profile - Excellent for portability
- Contrasting Gold Interior
- Size (mm) :66mm W:36mm H:12mm
- Size (inches) L:2.59 W:1.41 H:0.47
- Weight: 45 Grams (1.58 oz)
Excellent Condition - The box is in excellent condition with no damage both internally and externally. Please refer to the photos for further details on the condition of this item.
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