Regal sterling silver powder jar. Made by Howard in New York in 1904. Squat and curved with snug-fitting bun cover. Cover has chased laurel-wreath cartouche surmounted by crown and surrounded by floral garland and flower-filled horns. Gilt interior. Frothy, fluffy puff included. Feel like a queen at your morning toilette. Hallmark includes date, no. 131, and retailer's name Black, Starr & Frost. Very nice patina and definition.
Dimensions: H 2 1/2 x D 4 in. Weight: 6 troy ounces. BM497