This lovely 19th Century oval miniature box has an engraved .800 silver frame with a translucent brown polished shell top and bottom. Box has tight hinge and opens and closes correctly. Both the top and base are banded with engraved .800 silver bordered with a rope design. Marked on inside base below front closure ".800" with unidentified hallmark (possibly a Dutch silver stamp).
Dimensions: Measures just under 2" long, 1 1/4" wide and 1/2" deep. Weighs 25 grams.
Condition: Box is in excellent Estate condition with no noted flaws although there is tarnish on the interior metal frame.
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