This exceptional antique Dutch silver box has been realistically modelled in the form of a fish. This impressive fish shaped box has an articulated body, allowing the fish's position to be customised. The body of this antique silver spice box is embellished with separate dorsal and pectoral fins, in addition to rows of chased scales. The forked caudal/tail fin is further ornamented with engraved textures replicating the fish's natural features. This antique silver fish box retains the original hallmarked push fit hinged cover/head.The impressive head of the fish is embellished with engraved decoration accented with two gem set emerald eyes. This antique silver fish box is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition. The engraved decoration is very crisp. The Dutch hallmarks to the surface of the cover and rim have wear in keeping with age and location. Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this piece of antique silverware. 1.6 troy ounces/49.8g. Andrew Campbell founder and owner of AC Silver has been dealing in antique diamond & gemstone jewellery and antique sterling silver since 1977. In addition to his high quality Newcastle-based shop, Andrew has developed what is now an established and internationally recognised online store. For more details see our About Us.
FREE OF CHARGE to all customers - including national and international deliveries. The item "Dutch Silver'Fish' Spice Box Antique Circa 1890" is in sale since Wednesday, July 1, 2020.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Solid Silver\Boxes". The seller is "acsilver925" and is located in Newcastle on Tyne.This item can be shipped worldwide.