Description

A 17th century cast iron sweatmeat box with a rock crystal plaque and 14 cabochon cut almandine-garnet stones, France ca. 1640. Sweets in precious boxes were popular New Year's gifts in the 16th and 17th century.

Condition

Good, one almandine-garnet stone is missing.

cast iron sweatmeat box France ca. 1640

Title
Cast Iron Sweetmeat Box
Price
€ 3.000,00
Maker
Unknown
Country
France
City
Unknown
Dimensions
5.6 cm L x 4.7 cm W x 2.6 cm H
Year
C. ca. 1640
Material
cast iron, rockcrystal, almandine
Stock code
7146