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Tiny Perfection: Antique Sterling Silver Niello Snuff Box
Antique Solid Silver Patch Box with Striking Niello Crosses

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Stunning cross pattern on this antique sterling silver niello snuff box. Niello pattern is exquisitely done and covers the front, back, and sides of the box. Gold vermeil inside and has 3 hallmarks on the interior rim. Feels good in the hand. This charming small box is 1.2" long x 1" wide and comes with 1/8 oz. (4 ml) solid perfume of your choice. Niello is an ancient method of ornamentation. The pattern of the design are cut in silver, which is then completely covered with a black composition consisting of copper, silver, and lead. A little borax is sprinkled on, and the whole item is subjected to heat. After cooling, the top surface is scraped and burnished, leaving the black composition in the design lines.

Our Price: $390.00

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