A large beautiful Victorian ormolu mounted burr walnut casket with hand painted panels, the lock plate signed by the renowned box makers Betjeman & Sons, Circa 1850 in date.
The two handled rectangular casket features a superb inset hinged cover applied with a hand painted plaque, depicting courtly figures in a landscape on a royal blue ground with gilt highlights. The casket features decorative ormolu mounts with painted plaques depicting cherubs, the domed lid opening to reveal the original blue watered silk lined interior.
Complete with working lock and original key.
This item is of really superb quality and will instantly enhance any desktop.
In really excellent condition, please see photos for confirmation.
Dimensions in cm:
Height 14 x Width 35 x Depth 17
Dimensions in inches:
Height 5 inches x Width 1 foot, 2 inches x Depth 7 inches
Our reference: A2060