RARE VICTORIAN Edwin Thompson Bryant NOVELTY SOLID SILVER TOP HAT SNUFF BOX 1900
EXTREMELY RARE VICTORIAN NOVELTY SOLID SILVER TOP HAT SNUFF BOX. Karl Kurz & Georg Roth Hanau circa 1890. This is a breath taking extremely rare Victorian Solid Silver Novelty Top Hat Snuff Box of the finest quality. This Beautiful Snuff Box was crafted by the highly sought after Victorian Hanau Silversmiths Karl Kurz & Georg Roth circa 1890 and imported in to London by Edwin Thompson Bryant in 1900 so making this special box over 120 years old, the condition is stunning, so much detailing has gone into crafting this wonderful snuff box from the exquisite gentleman to the top of the hat, who is wearing his tricorn hat, breeches and his great coat, all while carrying his walking cane and looking very smart, he is framed with scrolls and flowers, all crafted in. The body of the top hat has the most beautiful. Repoussé work with winged cherubs playing together and another carrying a posy of flowers, i can see birds with wings outstretched, the background has the flowers, trees and wonderful scroll work, the hinged lid also has the most beautiful playful winged cherubs, to the inside it still retains its stunning rich gold gilt finish. He quality of the craftsmanship is superb, you will not find another Top Hat snuff Box of this quality and age fully hallmarked on the market today it is so very rare and special , this would have once belonged to a very wealthy Victorian Gentleman and been used daily, this was many many years ago when times were so very different, if this snuff box could talk i can just imagine what fascinating stories it could tell, this snuff box is so very tactile and once held it has the most wonderful feel. This will add something very special to any collection, my photos dont do it justice. This has import hallmarks to the body. The Hanau Hallmarks are next to the Gentleman on the Top. This is an extremely Rare Snuff Box... The condition is wonderful and the hinge works well and it still closes with a lovely sounding snap.
Hanau Silversmiths Karl Kurz & Georg Roth circa 1890. The item "RARE VICTORIAN Edwin Thompson Bryant NOVELTY SOLID SILVER TOP HAT SNUFF BOX 1900" is in sale since Saturday, May 1, 2021.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Solid Silver\Boxes". The seller is "silver_treasures" and is located in ledbury. This item can be shipped worldwide.