Original Arts & Crafts Art Nouveau Riveted Copper Brass & Enamel Box Casket For Sale
Height : 8 cms
Width : 13 cms
Depth : 10 cms
This beautiful, heavy gauge copper and brass, Arts &
Crafts casket / box is decorated with riveted brass, strap-work legs over the
copper body, on each corner of the box. The lid has a central, decorative, cut out panel with
‘Honesty’-like seed pods, and vibrant blue, green, yellow and red enameling
behind it. Each side has a raised medallion, and the back is decorated with
stylised floral designs.
The front is mounted with a riveted, decorated, brass lock.
The box is well constructed, and is lined with oak.
Marked on the base as shown. Maker unknown.
Offered in excellent, lightly hand-polished condition, with no
breaks, holes or repairs. Some very minor surface wear consumate with age, (mentioned only for accuracy). The
hinge is original and fully functional.
A stunning example of original Arts & Crafts / Art
Nouveau metalware, which would display well with contemporary items by such as Liberty & Co. at the turn of the last century, circa
Will be carefully and lovingly packed!
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Original Arts & Crafts Art Nouveau Riveted Copper Brass & Enamel Box Casket : $630