This item from Antiques & Uncommon Treasure is now in the Shop Backroom.
More from Antiques & Uncommon Treasure
A rare find! This is a large c.1830-60 sugar casket. Yes, they used to lock away the very precious luxury, sugar, to keep the servants from eating it. The precious commodity spawned an industry of stunning decorative glass boxes with locks, similar to this one. Many old French opaline boxes, some Bohemian glass ones - which brings us to this extra large beauty. The earliest of these sugar caskets were smaller. The late 1700s ones were about half the size of this later model. This one is actually the largest of the ruby-flashed Bohemian ones I've ever owned, and is a full 6.75" long, 4.5" tall and 3.25" front to back. A Czech glass art spectacular find, likely Moser.
Very good to excellent condition. Brass fitting, working lock (no key at listing, sorry) and the original side handles remain. I find no chips nor cracks nor hairlines, and the wheel engraved forest scenes with the stag and their antlers are fabulous on this one. Photos tell all. No chips, no cracks, no breaks. I should have polished the brass for you, and I'll do so before sending it out to the next owner.
Our photos are large and clear. We do expect our customers to review them all, evaluate the item based on both our description and our images. Thanks for all the compliments - we love what we do! Antiques & Uncommon Treasure - all the best, all the time!
If you were the pending buyer of this item, go to My Account to view, track and check payment for this item.
Antique Bohemia Ruby Flash Glass Moser Sugar Casket, LARGE with Stag, Deer Engraved
$1,196 USD SOLD
Antique French sterling silver, Georgian jewelry, sewing, Black Forest, etc 17th to 19th c. European
SALE: 30%, 25%, 15% OFF - Shop now! All the BEST, all the time!