An antique Austro Hungarian semi-translucent banded agate box, with solid silver fittings and pull lid inset with a finely reverse carved & painted Essex crystal of a duck over a mother of pearl backing.
Terrific quality & immensely collectible!
CONDITION: All original and very, very good. Slightest signs of wear commensurate with age and use. Minor fading paint.
DATE/MARKS: Late 19th Century. Austro Hungarian marks.
DIMENSIONS: 31 mm tall, 51 mm diameter(1 inch = 25.4 mm).