An exceptional, fine and impressive antique Austrian silver table snuff box; an addition to our ornamental silverware collection

This exceptional antique Austrian silver table snuff box has a plain oval form.

The sides of the body are embellished with a band of bright cut engraved stylised swag decoration accented with floral and leaf motifs, in addition to an undulating border.

The decoration to one side of this antique snuff box incorporates the contemporary bright cut engraved initials ‘MT’.

The fine and impressive hinged hallmarked cover is embellished with unusual tooled decorated elliptical ornamentation accented with concentric ring designs. Please see image 8 for hallmarks.

The underside of the box bears the identical decoration to the upper surface.

This impressive Austrian box retains the original gilded interior.

The hallmarks struck to the interior of the box and cover include:
Maker's mark: WM (untraced)
Assay mark: A (Vienna, Austria)
Date mark: 1807
Silver quality/purity mark: 13 (13 löthige/loth, .812.5 (812.5/1000))

Condition
This table snuff box is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition.
The bright cut engraved and tooled decoration is very crisp and sharp.
The Austrian hallmarks struck to the interior of the box and cover are all very clear.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this piece of antique silverware.

Dimensions
Length 8.9cm/3.5"
Width 4.7cm/1.9"
Height 2cm/0.8"

Weight
3.4 troy ounces/107g

Date: 1807
Origin: Vienna, Austria
Maker: Untraced Maker's Marks

Video available upon request.

ITEM ID
A3069
COLOR
Silver
ORIGIN
Austria • Austrian
PURPOSE
Boxes
ITEM TYPE
Antique

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Antique Austrian Silver Table Snuff Box

£1,645 GBP
~ $2,020


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