Quality ormolu or gilt metal over leather Art Nouveau jewellery/jewelry casket with decorative key, c1890. It is a significant plus for the key (working) to be present. The top includes the classic lady with long flowing hair and the scrolling decoration of the whole casket is typical of the Art Nouveau style. The base is marked ‘KW’. Condition: The body of the casket is in very good condition. The inner leather deep green lining is a replacement. Maximum width 6.5 ins (16.5cm). This item can be seen in the book, "Antique Boxes - Inside and Out", on page 42.
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