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Blue Cherry Antiques

Art Deco Sterling Silver Box With Butterfly Wing Pictorial Lid Hallmark 1923 (A1622)

Regular price $297.00 USD
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Description

A very attractive original Art Deco period small silver box.  The lid has a butterfly wing picture under glass, it features a lady with roses in a dress.  The colour changes depending on the angle viewed with the dress going from blue/purple to orange/yellow.   The background is silvery grey and black with some texture.  The lid is hinged and has a friction fit.  The interior still has some of the original gold wash. 
 
The box is hallmarked for the Birmingham Assay office with the date letter for 1923.  The lid has a repeat mark just under the catch.  The makers mark is W D.  There is also a patent mark stamped to the base.  Given the size, this would most likely have been used as a dressing table box or perhaps to hold a special piece of jewellery with a suitable insert. 
 
 

Condition

There are some minor marks and indents around the body but nothing which spoils it.  There is a bit of rubbing to the hallmark and some wear to the gilt interior. 


Approx Dimensions

Height :  4 cms

Width : 5.4 cms

Material : Sterling silver / butterfly wing

Weight: 68.79 grams gross (before packing) 

Stock Code:  A1622  AG23-2

 

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