Items like this were of course only for the very wealthy at the time and a way of showing your prosperity. It was also likely intended for use during riding or hunting and such pieces are also sometimes called huntsman's boxes. As well as the original use today you can use them for many purposes and they make fine desk boxes, or for cigars as examples. Very good order for period, light scratches. Scuffs and scratches to the base consistent with light use.A tiny indent to the top only visible in angled light. A few very slight edge nicks. Height: 1 cm (1 3/4 inches). Length: 13.3 cm (5 1/4 inches). Breadth: 8.3 cm (3 1/4 inches).
Weight: 300 grams (before packing). If for any reason you are unhappy with your item please let us know as soon as possible, and we will do our best to put things right. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Solid Silver\Other Solid Silver". The seller is "blue_cherry_antiques" and is located in this country: GB. This item can be shipped worldwide.