Wonderful decoration to the outside of the lid carrying through to the rim, the hinge is in superb working order and tight fitting. Full set of Scottish Silver Hallmarks to be found inside the lid and outside of the rim. Inside of lid still has the Original Gold Gilt finishing with blue velvet lining. To the underneath of the hoof still has the original horse shoe intact.
I have seen horse hoofs that have been made into ink wells etc but not many as a ring box. Hard to find with Scottish Sterling Silver Hallmarks.
A real collectors piece of maybe a gift for a horse enthusiast. S & S , Date Letter N -1869 , Lion.
925 Sterling Silver Finest, Edinburgh Essay Mark. Height: 60mm , length: 125mm, width: 95mm.Wonderful condition , light surface marks consistent with age and genuine use. Please look at the photos and judge for yourself. Maybe a gift for someone special, birthdays , christenings , all occasions, for your own collection maybe. The item "Wonderful Early Victorian 1869 Scottish Sterling Silver Ring/Jewellery" is in sale since Saturday, October 15, 2016. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Solid Silver\Other Solid Silver". The seller is "uksilverantiques" and is located in london. This item can be shipped worldwide.