Chester silver box with mother of pearl lid Boïte a Mouche

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Johannes
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Chester silver box with mother of pearl lid Boïte a Mouche

Postby Johannes » Tue Jul 16, 2013 6:45 am

Hello,
i need help to identify this wonderful silver box with sculptierd Chinoiserie / mother of pearl lid, inside the lid is a crest. i think its chester with dataletter B for 1727, can somebody help to identify the maker mark " MF " and the crest ?
best regards
Johannes

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dognose
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Re: Chester silver box with mother of pearl lid Boïte a Mouc

Postby dognose » Tue Jul 16, 2013 7:16 am

Hi Johannes,

I hope I don't disappoint you too much, but that would be 1902. If it is the cartouche around the date letter that is confusing you, it is to be found with the one illustrated in the link below and also with the one shown in your example at this period in time.

See: http://www.925-1000.com/dlc_chester.html

Trev.


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