This is a Bohemian blue art glass box on a footed metal stand. The date is the 19th century, circa 1880. The maker is unknown.
The glass box is 4 ¼” high and 5 ¼” wide.
The glass is lobed or symmetrically blown out. The top is flat.
The top and bottom parts of the box have metal on the edges. The pieces do not snap together; it wasn’t designed to snap. There is a side decoration of metal with round loop handles. The bottom stand has four feet. The metal, most likely brass or bronze, shows a lot of patina, tarnish, age staining and color wear to the metal.
The back has a hinge that is in good condition.
The lobes of the glass box are hand enameled in yellow, white and pink, showing small leaves and tiny flowers. The top flat part has a yellow sunburst design in yellow enamel with a circle of white enamel dots.
The underside of the glass shows ridges and bubbles.
The glass has no nicks, chips or cracks.
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