This is a beautiful Antique Victorian silver plated folding biscuit box, the base bearing the makers mark of the renowned retailer Elkington & Co of Birmingham, circa 1870 in date.
It has a shaped shell shaped body sitting in a cast frame in the form of textured branches with the original interior hand-pierced dividers. It opens out into two silver gilded halves and is held shut by gorgeous laurel wreath clasps at the top.
Engraved with: Presented to Lanark Bowling Club.
This container could house anything from sweets to biscuits or trinkets.
Whatever you choose to store in this lovely item you are sure to do it in style.
In excellent condition with clear makers marks and no dings, dents or signs of repair. Please see photos for confirmation.
Dimensions in cm:
Height 21 x Width 23 x Depth 14
Dimensions in inches:
Height 8 inches x Width 9 inches x Depth 5 inches
Our reference: 09627