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Unusual English Sterling Silver Desk Box 1951

Unusual English Sterling Silver Desk Box 1951


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Directory: Vintage Arts: Decorative Art: Metals: Silver: Sterling: Pre 1960: Item # 1307148

Please refer to our stock # BM250 when inquiring.
 $1,400.00
2016 Holiday Sale
Listed Price $2,000.00
 
George VI sterling silver desk box. Made by Mappin & Webb in Birmingham in 1951. Curved underside and hinged cover with flat ends (that is, truncated tube). Cover has fine horizontal lines and central vertical strip with square pattern and stepped tab. Rests on 4 horizontal oval supports. Box interior cedar-lined and partitioned. Cover interior lightly gilt. Box underside lined with black leather. Hallmarked. Condition: wear to leather. Otherwise very good.

Dimensions: H 2 1/2 x W 6 3/4 x D 4 1/4 in. Weight: 20 troy ounces. BM250