Magnificent large sterling silver gilt, glass and enamel lidded box, hallmarked for 1897. This is an exceptional and stunning large green glass box with a silver gilt collar and lid. The lid of the box has a superb chased mermaid with a horn and seated on shells above chased sides and a gadrooned rim.
The glass has stunning hand painted enamel decoration to all sides with flowers and leaves. The box is large and heavy. It is 5-1/2 inches / 140 mm wide, 3-7/8 inches / 98 mm deep and it stands 9-1/2 inches / 241 mm high.
The box weighs an impressive 1,672 grams. The silver has clear hallmarks with date letter for 1897. The box is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks, dents or damage. All items are well packed in brand new carton boxes and appropriate bubble wrap / tissue paper etc. The item "Magnificent Sterling Silver Gilt Green Glass Enamel Box Mermaid Shell Dutch 1897" is in sale since Saturday, May 25, 2019.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Solid Silver\Boxes". The seller is "jadeallmat-9" and is located in London, London. This item can be shipped worldwide.