A truly rare and stunningly beautiful Dutch imported toy/pill box, depicting fashionable children's rhymes and fairy tales, from the Victorian era such as Bo Peep, Pied Piper and others. A series of scenes are d. Epicted around the flat topped cone. Mounted on top of the cone is a small child playing.This superb piece of work is surrounded with scrolls, leaves and musical instruments and sits on four feet. The box interior is gilt which shows the embossing of the exterior in detail.
Overall condition is very good; the hinge is working but a little bit stiff. One foot is slightly bent.This item was imported from the Netherlands by David Bridge, who specialised in importing continental and other silver. The item is clearly hallmarked "DB" (David Bridge), London 1895, and carries the imported hallmark. Please do not hesitate to get in touch if you'd like more information or if you'd like us to try to source similar items for you.
The item "Rare Antique Victorian Dutch Embossed Solid Silver And Gilt Table Toy / Pill Pot" is in sale since Sunday, November 3, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Solid Silver\Boxes".
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