AC Silver is located in Newcastle, UK
French Silver, 0.69 Ct Ruby, Sapphire & Emerald Box
REF: A5398 / LA50482
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This exceptional antique French silver gemstone box has an oval shaped form. The sides of the body are encompassed with bright cut engraved urn and floral decoration. This box is fitted with a hinged cover ornamented with exceptional chased decoration reproducing the features of a central urn overflowing with a floral and foliate spray. Each flower head incorporates an inset Old round cut ruby and the leaves are set with either a single Old round cut sapphire or emerald, in addition to a cabochon emerald to the centre of the urn's pedestal. The cover is further ornamented with an impressive chased tied foliate festoon decorated paralleling border. The underside of the box is plain and unembellished. This exceptional box retains the original gilding to the interior. This French silver gemstone box has been independently tested using state of the art technology (Niton XL2 Analyzer) and verified as 950 standard silver (.950, 950/1000). This multi-gemstone box is supplied with an independent diamond grading report card. Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this antique silverware. Maker: Untraced Maker's Marks Date: Circa 1880 Origin: France, Europe Video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BKeLLuWQ4gQ
AC Silver has clarified that the French Silver, 0.69 Ct Ruby, Sapphire & Emerald Box (LA50482) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being c.1880
This antique French silver box is an exceptional gauge of silver for its type, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition. The chased decoration is all very sharp and the bright cut engraved decoration is very crisp. The original gilding is in excellent condition. The maker's mark struck to the rim of the base is very clear.
FREE OF CHARGE to all customers - including national and international deliveries. Purchases will be sent via Royal Mail Special Delivery, Royal Mail Parcel Force, Royal Mail International Signed For, or FedEx. Other delivery providers may be used in extenuating circumstances. UK: Approx. 2-3 working days. Worldwide: Approx. 5-7 working days.
This French Silver, 0.69 Ct Ruby, Sapphire & Emerald Box is located in Newcastle, UK