Description

    Edward VII Silver and Enamel Royal Presentation Cigarette Case and Matching Vesta Case
    Marked London 1901, maker's mark S & A

    Each rectangular case of polished silver with rounded corners, the covers depicting a portrait of Edward VII, King of Great Britain (r. 1901-1910) facing left in full military uniform with decorations in grisaille enamel, on a blue guilloché background framed by the Royal garter and motto below the red enamel Royal crown, the background decorated with white guilloché enamel in a sunburst pattern-3 1/4 x 2 1/2; vesta case of similar design-2 x 1 3/4 in., the latter with suspension ring

    Provenance:
    Presented by King Edward VII (r. 1901-1911)
    Purchased from Sheldon Shapiro, London

    ERRATUM: This item, previously described as "English", is not British; rather it is foreign-made for the British market.



    Condition Report*:

    (hinge loose, top enamel portion damaged, white enamel damaged)

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    Auction Dates
    April, 2008
    24th Thursday
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