A antique Dutch silver box with a tapered shape, decorated with bands of flowers and Fleur-de lis. It is hallmarked with a Lion Passant plus number 16 and date code letter R = circa 1851. It's hinge mounted cover has a stepped dome shape and is decorated on top with a stylised cross.
It has a shield cartouche at its front and a rope style handle on each side. It has a plaited band type border around its cover and also around its bottom edge. It measures 1 7/8" or 42 mm high x 1 1/2" or 38 mm wide across its cover.
It is in very good condition for its age, with its hinge working well and having no damage, as shown in photo's. The item "ANTIQUE DUTCH SILVER BOX HALLMARKED CIRCA 1851 FLEUR-DE-LIS & FLOWER DECORATION" is in sale since Saturday, February 23, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Solid Silver\Boxes".The seller is "pmjc2000" and is located in Southsea. This item can be shipped worldwide.