Description and Details
We are delighted to be able to offer this magnificent solid silver cheroot/cigar case made by silversmith Alfred Taylor of Birmingham in 1853.
An impressive array of details, embellishments and features are present with this exemplary case showcasing the fine silver craftsmanship of the Victorian era.
The front side of the case features a hand-engraved "hunting scene" presenting a hunter on horseback with a natural scenic background.
The surroundings of the scene are embellished with fine engravings of acanthus leaves and scrolls.
The rear side of the case presents further engraved motifs of acanthus leaves with a central cartouche that features a monogram "MF to JW 1854".
The lid and hinge of the case function well with a good closure which ensures your content will not fall out. The proportions of this case will allow for cheroots/cigars/cigarettes to be stored within.
Alternatively, one may wish to come up with creative uses of such wonderful cases to store items that are used in the modern era.
The case is fully hallmarked with English hallmarks.
Overall, this case presents itself as a highly desirable and collectable piece of fine Victorian silverware for uncompromising collectors or those who wish to experience an indulging and practical experience upon using such cases.
- Highly desirable "hunting scene" front.
- Excellent quality engraving and attention to detail.
- Size (mm) L:120mm W:52mm H:22mm
- Size (inches) L:4.72 W:2.04 H:0.86
- Weight: 83 grams (2.92 oz)
Excellent Condition - The cigar case is in excellent antique condition with no damage or issues. Please refer to the photographs to examine the condition in further detail.
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