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Antique Gothic Revival Brass Inset Malachite Casket C1850

Antique Gothic Revival Brass Inset Malachite Casket C1850 | Ref. no. 08322 | Regent Antiques Sold
Ref: 08322
Price: £ 0.00
This is a stunning antique Mid Victorian Gothic Revival ebonised casket of domed form with elaborate decorative gilt brass mounts with attractive inset malachite roundels.

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This is a stunning antique Mid Victorian Gothic Revival ebonised casket of domed form with elaborate decorative gilt brass mounts with attractive inset malachite roundels.

The domed lid reveals a silk and paper lined divided interior which will accommodate your letters & notes.

The interior with inset gilt brass plaque engraved with the name of the renowned maker 'T. Russell Brighton' .

Provenance: The Dr. Lawrie Webster Collection of Boxes

This is a highly decorative piece which will make a statement once placed on any period desk.

 

Condition:

In excellent condition, please see photos for confirmation.



Dimensions in cm:

Height 15 x Width 20 x Depth 10

Dimensions in inches:

Height 6 inches x Width 8 inches x Depth 4 inches

Our reference: 08322

Malachite is an opaque, green banded mineral. It is believed to be a strong protector of children. It protects the wearer from accidents and protects travellers. Malachite has been used to aid success in business and protect against undesirable business associations. It is a stone of balance in relationships.

Malachite is always green, usually in banded tones varying from very dark green to a mellow green. Most malachite comes from Zaire, Chile and Australia.

Ancient Egyptians, Greeks and Romans used malachite for jewellery and ground it to use as eye shadow. It is used in amulets to protect against the evil eye. In the Middle Ages it was used to protect children from witches and other dangers. 

Dimensions in cm:

Height 15 x Width 20 x Depth 10

Dimensions in inches:

Height 6 inches x Width 8 inches x Depth 4 inches

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