rare antique english biscuit box 28 lb weight c1870

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


| $1,355 USD | €1,107 EUR

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

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