It is decorated with highly detailed garlands of roses in high relief with their stems, leaves and thorns forming a frieze near the bottom and a rose appliqué to the finial. The hinge and the clasp are impeccable to close the box tightly. It has the original lock in perfect working condition with its key. The piece shows the original plating with rubbings, see pictures please. The high quality and heavy metalwork is in general very good condition, some waste to the plating due to its age.
Its interior has been professionally re-lined with deep burgundy velvet. It stands of four delicate feet. Please note some old pimples to the bottom panel, mentioned for completeness but do not detract. It is fully hallmarked MADE AND GUARANTEED BY MERIDEN B.COMPANY ROGERS BROS, numbered 235 and U. It measures 7 ¼ by 7 ¼ and 5 high, it weighs 58.55 oz or 1,660 grams. The item is exactly as pictured, so please take your time to supersize them and check every detail. We provide several pictures, we will provide more upon require. Several pictures provided, inspect them carefully please. This beautiful piece would be a must to your collection.
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The item "Fine Victorian Meriden B. Company Roses Garlands Jewelry Box / Casket" is in sale since Tuesday, September 15, 2015. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Silverplate\Other Antique Silverplate". The seller is "britanniaunique" and is located in Montevideo.
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