This European box is probably French or Bohemian and has a dark cobalt blue-amethyst purple color glass body decorated with simple gilt decoration and geometric patterns. The box has simple gilt copper mounts and is marked with a number on the base. Condition: Hinge pin is missing and replaced. Some wear to the gilding.Height 4 3/4 Inches 12.2 cm. Width 4 Inches 10.3 cm. Some items we offer have age and wear, this wear due to age may include breaks, repairs, repainting, or restoration, we try to call this damage as well as possible but please refer to the photography for a full description.
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