RARE FIND - Exquisite Antique Aesthetic Movement Silver Figural Victorian Jewelry Box ~ Rogers, Smith &Co. New Haven Conn. pat Oct 22, 1878.
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This is an amazingly exquisite antique figural cherub Jewelry Box. Signed and dated on the bottom--by the celebrated makers-Rogers, Smith &Co. New Haven Conn. pat Oct 22, 1878. Aesthetic Movement period. Intricately embellished silver plated relief with Bow Knots, stylized Florals and Vines. Gracefully elevated on three scrollwork feet. Fully decorated on the back. Lovely from every angle. Charming pensive CHERUB sitting on "globe" is the handle/finial. Unusual Arabesque "handle." It is in excellent antique condition. No dings. No dents. Secure, firm hinge. Opens and closes easily. Stands firmly. NO monogram. Silver plate is in great condition. Finish is lustrous. Measures approximately 8” from bottom to top of handle, 4 ½” from the base to the top of Cherub's head and 5 ¼” from the extreme end of handle to the end of handle on each side ( by the floral roundels). Beautiful artistry and craftsmanship. Elegant rounded demi-lune shape. Delightful find!
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