We are pleased to offer for your buying consideration a RARE ANTIQUE MINIATURE GERMAN TOLE TIN CASH BOX WITH TINY UTENSILS!
Circa 1900, originally this HARD TO FIND little box was used as an accessory to a GERMAN KAUFMANSLADEN, or store, but we found it just as you see it here with the wonderful miniature cutlery set!
The PERFECT SCALE to display in a vignette with your antique FRENCH FASHION dolls or in a larger scale store or kitchen DOLLHOUSE or ROOMBOX setting, this rare little miniature is BEAUTIFULLY DETAILED and would make the most ELABORATE DISPLAY in any setting!
The tiny box is made of ENAMELED PAINT on tin, or commonly referred to as TOLE, and measures a DIMINUTIVE 2" long, 1 3/8" wide, and 9/16" high when closed and 1 5/8" when opened! It retains it's COMPLETELY ORIGINAL enamel work which consists of gorgeous rich gold FANCY SCROLLWORK on the top lid with a red border against a navy blue background, and we LOVE it's original tiny working metal DECORATIVE HANDLE!
The box opens to reveal it's original GOLD FINISHED interior, and the inside lid is stamped "MADE IN GERMANY"! The box comes with tiny MATCHING CUTLERY set for four place settings made of silver metal, with 11 pieces including 3 FORKS (one missing), and 4 SPOONS and KNIVES, each measuring 1 1/8" long! The box and cutlery set are in EXCELLENT CONDITION, with minimal age wear to the enameling-----your girls will LOVE this wonderful little set!
We like to show these unique miniature items displayed next to antique dolls for scale purposes, so our 13" antique French Fashion doll is doing the modeling honors-------isn't YOUR favorite Poupee or antique dollhouse or roombox setting in need of such an EXQUISITE ACCESSORY item?
This RARE ANTIQUE MINIATURE GERMAN TOLE TIN CASH BOX WITH UTENSILS is being offered for the first time on Ruby Lane for your buying consideration-------a TINY TREASURE for your most PAMPERED POUPEE!
Please note that any doll or accessory items used for display are not included in this offering, unless otherwise specified.
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