German 800 silver casket box, ca. 1900. Trapezoidal with raised and hinged cover. Concave corners terminate in bracket supports. Chased curvilinear ornament is controlled and symmetrical. Box and cover interior gilt. Cerebral and stylized – a great example of Teutonic Jugendstil. Hallmarked. Excellent condition.
Dimensions: H 4 1/3 x W6 1/2 x D 4 1/2 in. Weight: 10.5 troy ounces. BL642