A rare very fine quality French solid silver snuff box. It is hallmarked with the boars head guarantee mark and a makers mark and dates to c1900. It has been beautifully design being embossed with scrolls and flowers. The inside has been lightly gilded. The most interesting feature is its opening mechanism, i.
It opens when the large button along the front is pushed and closes automatically when released. It is in super condition being free from dings splits holes and repairs and works perfectly. It measures 2 inches (5.1cms) across by the same wide by 0.75 inch (1.8cms) tall and weighs 45 grams. A beautifully made very rare piece - never seen one before.
If you have any queries etc... To see lots more rare and beautiful silver. All items are cleaned and display ready should you be a retailer or collector, or ready to wrap should you be purchasing a gift. That way we save you time and we discover any faults, not you. The item "RARE FRENCH SOLID SILVER MECHANICAL SNUFF BOX c1900 ANTIQUE PUSH BUTTON" is in sale since Tuesday, July 9, 2019.This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Solid Silver\Boxes". The seller is "spidermonkey10" and is located in London. This item can be shipped to North, South, or Latin America, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, Australia.