116. Oval silver box depicting an allegorical scene. France. 19th century.

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Oval silver box depicting an allegorical scene. France. 19th century.

An elegant oval-shaped box with an allegorical scene of a date between a shepherdess and a nymph on the top cover. On the side surface, the box is decorated with horizontal belts with a linear classical floral and leafy ornament. The box is closed with a lid fixed on a swivel hinge. Silver, stamp, engraving, embossing, mounting. The item is in very good condition. Marks: the master`s mark in a rhombic shield (indistinct); hallmark of France with the image of the head of Minerva, oriented to the right and the number 2, in a round shield truncated at the top and bottom. Introduced in 1838 for 800-carat silver items. The size of the item is 4.5x13.3x9.0 cm, weight 276 gr.
Condition: Very good
Style: Classicism
Country: France
Period: Late 19th century
Warranty: Seller Warranty
Material: Silver 800
Product sizes: Height - 4.5cm, Width - 13.3cm, Depth - 9cm
Location: Gallery "Antiqon", Brivibas street 52, Riga, Latvia
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