ANTIQUE EUROPEAN SILVER GILT SHELL PILL BOX c1920's
An antique / vintage European silver gilt (solid silver with a gold wash) box, with engraved designs and set with a natural shell lid & base.
So beautiful & highly collectable - and very useable too!
CONDITION: All original and generally very good. Some gilding wear and signs of wear commensurate with age and use. Hinge & closure good.
DATE/MARKS: Early 20th Century. Stamped '800', Italian control mark for Florence?
DIMENSIONS: Lid 40 x 29 mm, 12 mm tall (1 inch = 25.4 mm). To give an impression of scale, the coin is 19 mm or ¾ of an inch diameter.
WEIGHT: Approx. 13.9 grams.