A very large ornate jewellery casket, rectangular in design. The casket has been hand decorated with floral chasing sitting on a matt finished underlay throughout. The rim of the lid and the base of the casket have large, hand-punched, bead borders for highlights. The box sits on four Inca-style, winged figural feet. The casket has a very beautiful designed lock and key for even more decorative style.
Origin: South American 18th/19th century. Possibly 17th century. (un-hallmarked)
Weight: 111 troy ounces (3460 grams)
Length: 13.25 inches (34cm)
Width: 10.5 inches (26cm)
Height: 5 inches (13cm)
Condition: Excellent throughout. Beautiful throughout with original time aged patina and wear