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