Arts & Crafts Copper Wise Old Owl Box Jewellery Trinket Cigarette Ab Sm Maker
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Arts & Crafts Copper Wise Old Owl Box Jewellery Trinket Cigarette Ab Sm Maker:
This is for afabulous old arts & crafts copper box from around 1890=1900. It has been embossed on the lid with a long eared owl perched on a long craggy branch. It hasa makers mark just below the bird whichi haven't been able to identify,the box came out of a house in Boston in the States, so i think it may ba an American maker...the mark isAB-SMand alongside that there isaU in a shield. It is a well made box that has a fine hand beaten finish on all four sides and on the background of the lid. It has been used as a cigar box as it has been lined in wood with a German cigar manufacturers advertisement for Leopold Engelhardt & Biermann ofBremen. The boxdisplays beautifully it has a lovely rich unpolished patinaand is invery good condition, there is very little to fault it on, a couple of little dings anda little splitatthe top of one corner on the side, but really for it s age it has survived well. It measures a good large size at 235mm (9") by 158mm (6") by 77mm (3") deep. Please check out all the other art deco and art nouveau items, antique smoking and writing implements, scientific and optical instruments and all the other vintage ladies and gentlemans accessories i am selling this week. I will always combine shipping to save postage costs.
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