Art Nouveau sterling silver boudoir box. Made by Mauser in New York, ca 1890. Oval with hinged cover. Chased and repousse ornament. On sides scrolls and flowers. On cover a face that appears to float Ophelia-like surrounded by flowers and tresses shading into waves. Cover cartouche vacant as are side cartouches. A wonderful period piece. Hallmark includes no. 3719. Very good condition.
Dimensions: H 2 x W 5 x D 2 7/8 in. Weight: 4.6 troy ounces. BO498