This vintage bronze casket is a commemorative piece: the dates on it 1147-1947 indicate an eight hundred year anniversary of the Portuguese realm. There is thee coat of arms of Lisbon and the other shield appears to be the coat of arms of Portugal in the era of 1147. The tower could be the Belem tower in Lisbon. The box has more relief symbols on all four sides as shown with sturdy hinges that work well. The box is lined in dark blue velvet.
This box is a perfect place to keep special small items: a small rosary, photos or jewelry. Condition is very good, no defects. There is no velvet lining on the lid.
Measurements are: 5 3/4” by 4”, 2” tall.
Vintage Bronze Dresser box, Casket, Marked 1147-1947