Early Victorian Paper and Mercury Glass Box

$ 180.00

Antique jewel box outfitted in beautiful paper and mercury glass. A very original box as it's entirely covered in paper and framed in molded brass. The top is hinged and protected by a sheet of glass. The drawer opens to reveal another little storage area.  

-Size: 6.25 in x 5 in x 4 in
-Materials: Glass, Wood and paper 
-Provenance: 1890s-1900
-Sourced From: the South
-Made in: Europe
-Notes: paper has wear and there is a small crack in the upper left corner of the box. The drawer's wood has been replaced at some point.