Antique Biedermayer Germany hand blown enameled glass Souvenir Box
This is an antique souvenir box, which was made around 1900'. Hand blown in bulbous shape, finished in rose colored glass. The glass carries around an ornate decorations with white gold flowers and green leaves and set into gilded ormolu mounts with hinged lid. The decor is pertaining to a Biedermeier style, mid-late 19th century, and corresponds to the time of the bourgeoisie raising willingness to travel. The lid decorated with a lithograph showed the skyline of Aitrach. Aitrach is a community in Baden-Württemberg, a nice old town with numerous churches, which are beautifully depicted in here. Interior of the lid designed as a mirror.
This delightful, very special for collectors, box is in great condition, enamel decoration and gilding are solid, no spots on lithograph, hinge works properly.
The box stands 2 3/4" (7 cm) high, 3 1/2" (9 cm) in diameter at the widest.
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