Fantastic antique German Solid Silver Box with a wonderful embossed Domestic Farm Scene on the hinged lid, made by Sohnlein & Sohn - Hanau, Germany. The complex scene depicts a farmer and his wife (in the process of milking a cow or oxen). She turns her head to speak to her husband. A milking bowl in the very front of the view and small dog sits to the right of the cow. In the background is a highly detailed house, a road, Windmill, Church, wheel barrel (?), field of wheat (?), trees and Roosters roaming about. Is just fantastic. Dates to the circa: 1900 and is in fine condition. The antique Box is oval and measures 5 3/4" long x 3 4/4" wide x 1 3/8" in height. Hallmarked on the reverse with the 800 mark and with a half struck mark. The antique Silver Box shows very well in the photos. Photographs taken with and without a camera flash.
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