Antique silver vesta case with gilt highlights


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A high quality fully hallmarked antique rose gold and silver vesta case ( c. 1900 ) which would make an excellent 25th or 50th wedding anniversary gift for men. The whole case is in superb condition and is good enough to be a collector's piece. The whole exterior, except for the striker, is engraved to look like snake skin. On the front, set atop, are two rose gold hinges, so typical of the hinges we see on the doors of ancient French buildings. Gorgeous, uniform and exceptionally well crafted, the hinges are enchanting - perfect in every detail right down to the inclusion of a faux screw in each one. The case is hallmarked with two boar's heads and the maker's mark. We have not been able to identify the maker yet. All clasps and hinges work perfectly.

This beautiful French antique silver vesta case measures 5.2 cm x 3 cm and weighs 17.8 grams.

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