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ANTIQUE 20thC FRENCH SOLID SILVER & HAND PAINTED ENAMEL BOX c.1920

Posted by Pushkin Antiques Ltd

13 May, 2020

ANTIQUE 20thC FRENCH SOLID SILVER & HAND PAINTED ENAMEL BOX c.1920

US$1,327.23

DESCRIPTION

Antique 20th Century French solid silver & hand-painted enamel jewelery or cigarette box, of plain rectangular form, body gilded and hinged cover applied with enamel bands and central plaque has an exceptionally well-painted Romantic scene: a lady and man dressed in ancient Greek clothes embracing each other while sitting on a swing, in beautiful natural surroundings.

Hallmarked French Minerva mark (950 standard), Makers mark in a lozenge (unknown), also has later English silver import marks (925 standard), London, year 1920 (e), Importers Mark GB & SONS (George Betjemann & Sons)

CONDITION

Scratch on the base and general wear.

SIZE

Height: 5cm
Width: 10.5 x 6.5cm
Weight: 415g

REFERENCE NUMBER: A4648

Condition

PRE-OWNED

Ship From

United Kingdom

Period

c. 1920

Location

France

Designer / Brand

Unknown

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