Victorian Solid Silver Raj Indian Kutch Vesta Case Match Safe Holder C1880
Up for sale is this rare antique vesta case made around 1880’s in India Raj Kutch region.
There are no hallmarks on this case, but like all other silver pieces from region these have no hallmarks, but professionally tested for at least .950 silver grade.
It is superbly crafted with a art nouveau floral pattern in the famous style of Kutch silver-work.
In a shape of a small medieval book.
The side is ridged for striking a match.
Opens both sides to release matches, the hinges closes firmly.
The box is also in great condition despite its age, and there are no dents or repairs.
Measurements are: 4.3 cm x 3.3cm x 1,1 cm
Weight: 36 grams.
|Dimensions||4.3 × 3.3 × 1.1 mm|