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652: Late Victorian silver oval box.
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Description
Late Victorian silver trinket box of oval form, decorated around the base with a continuous band of trailing foliage enclosing cherub's heads, the hinged cover with a conforming foliate border, embossed with four cherub's heads to the centre and opening to reveal a gilded interior. Hallmarked William Comyns & Sons, London 1897. Maximum length measures 4 1/4 inches (10.8 cm), weight 2.97 ozt (92.5 grams).
Condition
The box displays some tarnishing and general wear, also general surface marks and scratches. There are a couple of dints and knocks around the base rim and the rim has lifted slightly near to the hinge on the lid. There is some slight rubbing and loss of detail to the decoration in places. The hinged cover is in working order, there is only a slight gap when it is closed. Hallmarks are positioned around the base and are clear and legible.
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652: Late Victorian silver oval box.

Estimate £100 - £120
Jun 18, 2012
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Starting Price £50
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0652: 652: Late Victorian silver oval box.

Sold for £130
8 Bids
Est. £100 - £120Starting Price £50
Silver & Plated Ware
Jun 18, 2012 5:00 AM EDT
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Lot 0652 Details

Description
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Late Victorian silver trinket box of oval form, decorated around the base with a continuous band of trailing foliage enclosing cherub's heads, the hinged cover with a conforming foliate border, embossed with four cherub's heads to the centre and opening to reveal a gilded interior. Hallmarked William Comyns & Sons, London 1897. Maximum length measures 4 1/4 inches (10.8 cm), weight 2.97 ozt (92.5 grams).
Condition
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The box displays some tarnishing and general wear, also general surface marks and scratches. There are a couple of dints and knocks around the base rim and the rim has lifted slightly near to the hinge on the lid. There is some slight rubbing and loss of detail to the decoration in places. The hinged cover is in working order, there is only a slight gap when it is closed. Hallmarks are positioned around the base and are clear and legible.

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