H.Hooykaas Schoonhoven 1929 - Sturdy antique Dutch silver Cigarette box with cartouche. - Silver

Description
H.Hooykaas Schoonhoven 1929 - Sturdy antique Dutch silver Cigarette box with cartouche. - Silver
Netherlands - Early 20th century

Large, heavy handmade antique Dutch silver sigarette box.

The lid of the box is decorated with exceptionally beautiful, detailed ribbed decor.
It features a blank cartouche in the middle in which a name can be engraved.

Is fully Dutch approved and marked with silver hallmarks:
Content sign of a lion (in multiple places).
Assay office hallmark Minerva head with the letter M for Schoonhoven
Year letter T = 1929.
Maker’s mark H.H which stands for H. Hooykaas Schoonhoven.

It is a large box with a length of 12.00 cm, a width of 8.7 cm and the height is 4.3 cm.

The box is also fairly heavy and has a weight of 226.6 grams (gross)

Provided with a wooden interior to keep the cigarettes dry.

The beautifully crafted lid closes perfectly.

The box is in exceptional beautiful and intact condition for its age of 91 years old without dents or scratches.

It is a striking and especially decorative object due to its size and form.
Naturally, also for regular use.

Will be shipped via registered mail.

Lot details
Object
Sturdy antique Dutch silver Cigarette box with cartouche.
Material
Silver
Designer/ Artist
H.Hooykaas Schoonhoven 1929
Estimated Period
Early 20th century
Country of Origin
Netherlands
Condition
Excellent condition - barely used with minimal signs of aging & wear
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