A miniature casket made of gilded copper, the four sides and lid are mounted with open-work white metal panels (steel?). The casket stands on small bun feet. The underside is engraved with a checkerboard pattern. The inside of the lid has an intricate locking mechanism with its original key. The walls on the inside are covered in old red velvet. An inventory number "2322" written in ink on the underside. Accompanied by an old collector's label: "Altes Augsburger Arbeit".
Augsburg, circa 1630.
Dimensions: H 3.8cm x W 6.7cm x D 4.8cm
2 300 €
1 800 €