Bvlgari Sterling Silver Boxes, 1960s
Reference: 6742, 6743
Two exceptional quality, heavy gauge Sterling silver boxes by Bvlgari, Italy:
(Top) a fine Sterling silver playing card or cigar box, with an invisible hinge and rose-gold thumbpiece. The cover is deeply engraved with the Kings of the four playing-card suits, embellished with gold or black enamel, and set within an applied gold frame. Stamped BVLGARI, the box dates to circa 1960 and has a cedarwood lined interior.
Length: 8 inches (20 cm)
Price Code: SOLD
(Bottom) a Sterling silver cigar box with Tessera-style square blocks to all sides, with gold squares at each intersection, and has set in the centre a double-mounted micro-mosaic depicting the Colosseum, as well as an invisible hinge and a cedar wood-lined interior. Stamped BVLGARI with an additional maker’s mark for the Florentine maker Guerrazzi Fiorenzo, the box is numbered 5184.
Length: 7½ inches (19 cm)
Price Code: £££
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