rare antique english biscuit box 28 lb weight c1870

Rare Antique English Biscuit Box - 28 lb Weight c.1870


Price

£995
| $1,325 USD | €1,127 EUR


Item Ref

42100

Description

Always highly sought-after, these novelty "weight" biscuit boxes came in two sizes; this one is the smaller box which is the harder to find; it would look perfect next to it's larger example.
The lid has a ring handle to the top the lid is engraved "Biscuits". There is a button to the front which opens the hinged lid. The front is engraved lb 28.
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The lid is where the full English makers mark can be found for the silversmiths, Jonas & George Bowen of Birmingham, this mark used between 1859 and 1879.
Excellent condition with a base diameter measures 5 1/8" x 7 1/4" to the top of the ring handle.
Item: 42100
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Dimensions

Height = 18.4 cm (7")
Width = 13 cm (5")
Depth = 13 cm (5")


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