The 18th century Spanish silver tinder box, having two hinged compartments, decorated with engraved patterns. One side features flower basket with engraved monograms "E" and "L"; on the other side, there is a floral swag with bird.
This important box is 3 1/8" long, 1 5/8" wide, 7/8" tall and weighs 104.3 grams or 3.36 ozs Troy.
The soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing.
The excellent original condition and clear, crisp detail, with no removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering.
18th Century Spanish Silver Tinder Box Engraved Double Compartment Mono EL