Tortoiseshell & silver box

Tortoiseshell & silver box

Code: DIG1351705


W: 4.5cm (1.8")D: 2.5cm (1")L: 14cm (5.5")


An unusual and interesting tortoise shell and silver box.

Shaped like a violin.

It is marked for Chester 1896 makers Saunders & Shepherd.  Marked on the top handle and on the decorative hinges on the front. 

Opens and shuts well with the silver push button on the front.

It is in good overall conditon, with some evidence of a little repair to the tortoise shell around the hinge.  The inside is lined in a vivid emerald green velvet which is in fantastic condition.   Base is covered in leather please see pictures for condition.