These small boxes were often carried by well-to-do ladies and gentlemen as a reflection of their status and power. The artisans went to great lengths to create these tiny masterpieces- using the most expensive materials and hand decorations to create the biggest impact.
Beautiful floral design in primary colors accompany an ormolu brass closure.
Bottom carries the Meissen mark of two crossed swords.
Dimensions: 3"w x 2 1/4" t x 2 1/4" d