LOVELY 18TH CENTURY GEORGIAN CUSHION SHAPE GOLD & Faux TORTOISESHELL SNUFF BOX
BEAUTIFUL 18TH CENTURY GEORGIAN CUSHION SHAPE GOLD & Faux TORTOISESHELL SNUFF BOX. This is a Beautiful & Very Elegant 18th century Georgian Gold mounted Cushion Shape faux TORTOISESHELL Snuff Box, this would have been crafted circa 1790 making it 230 years old, this is just so very pretty, it has a wonderful elegant Cushion shape to the top with a curved to the body allowing it to sit snugly against the body, this is mounted to the top with gold pins creating a wonderful cushion shape and in the centre it is finished with a. Beautiful central gold cartouche panel. This contrasts beautiful agains the risch deep browns and oranges of the body, its delightful and. Which gives it such a stunning timeless elegance, the hinge and thumb piece to open are also in gold, on opening this lovely early snuff Box you will see it still retains its original interior, that in itself is so very beautiful, the hinge is wonderful condition.
The quality of the craftsmanship is superb, this would have once belonged to a weathly gentleman in the 18th century and been used daily, this was many years ago when times were so very different. This is so very tactile and once picked up have the most wonderful feel, it is a wonderful example of a fine quality, this will add something very special to any collection, my photos dont do it justice. There are no hallmarks as is normal for this date, it has been tested and is 9ct Gold. There is a hairline to the top which has an old repair and a chip to the inside near the back corner, that being said there is no play and the hinge is still firm, it doesnt detract from its beauty, at all just mentioned for accur.
The item "LOVELY 18TH CENTURY GEORGIAN CUSHION SHAPE GOLD & Faux TORTOISESHELL SNUFF BOX" is in sale since Saturday, July 4, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Solid Silver\Other Solid Silver". The seller is "silver_treasures" and is located in ledbury. This item can be shipped worldwide.