Large sterling silver desk box. Made by Pampaloni in Florence, Italy for Tiffany & Co. in New York. Rectangular with straight sides, reeded base, and flat hinged cover with tab. Applied to cover are two gilt straps with notches and buckle. Suggestive of safekeeping as well as a witty take on the strapwork motif. Box and cover interior lined with stained wood. Italian hallmark 176 FI (1968 to present) and retailer’s name. Excellent condition.
Dimensions: H 3 x W 9 3/4 x D 7 1/2 in. Total weight: 55 troy ounces. BM219