Magnificent & Fine Large WMF Art Nouveau Silver Plated Cigar / Jewelry Box No Engraving (with Vacant Cartouches). Stamped Running Ostrich Ox, 1/0 thickness of Silver. Creator / Designer : Anezin Y Hnos CIA (Signed). Here we have a Magnificent & impressive Silver Plated Jewelry / Cigar Box, Made by one of the worlds finest metal ware companies " WMF" which is in mint condition (Museum Quality). Without any silver loss, no dents, dints or damage whatsoever, this piece is astonishing as it looks as good as the day it came out of the WMF Factory approximately 114 years ago.It has a Four vacant cartouches and no engraving whatsoever, inside the box is also mint and still has the quilted pad on the underside of the lid, its wooden lining is impeccable with no stains or splits looks like new. Its fully stamped on the underside of the base with the Running Ostrich g in a partially dashed rhombus, 1/0 thickness of silver used and OX oxidised, plus various factory letters and numbers stamped within the box. The box also has the stamp of its creator / designer Anezin Y Honos Cia, which also was the sole importer for WMF in Argentina. The quality and craftsmanship of this magnificent piece of WMF is pure elegance, style and quality. The box unfortunately doesn't have a key, however the lock works perfectly, a replacement key can be made or a simple old one lever key found.
(WMF locks are not individual a suitable generic key will fit). Please checkout the photos as its the best way to describe this piece and the photos will explain better that I can.Height including Finial : 21 cm. Height of box & lid without finial : 15 cm. Exceptional Mint Condition (Museum Quality). No silver loss, No dents dints or nasty scratches, No exterior or interior damage whatsoever.
Inside the box is as new, wood liner is perfect without stains or splits, still retains the quilted pad on the underside of the lid which is perfect. The piano hinge is also perfect and the lid seals tightly as it should. Stands perfectly true without any wobbles or unevenness.
Without doubt one of the finest WMF Boxes for sale today, a very rare chance to own such a perfect example. Please checkout the photos as they are an important part of the description and they will reflect the condition, style and beauty of this rare and beautiful WMF Box. Overseas buyers please allow a further day for packaging and posting as this package will require special packaging for its long journey. If you have any questions please just drop me a line and I shall answer to the best of my ability. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Silver Plate\Boxes".
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