Antique Jewelry Casket made by Erhard & Sohne Germany. Art Nouveau Ornate Cherub Scroll Work Bronze Dresser Box. Art Nouveau Era Bronze jewelry casket featuring cast brass, silvered ornate high relief cherubs, the edges of the box being gilded, this gilding somewhat worn. The interior of the box is wood lined. The box comes with a fitting key, although not its original one. Bottom of box stamped with the lion atop a plinth, mark for Erhard & Sohne.
A cute little silver plated scuttle and scoop, modelled like a coal scuttle. It would have been used during afternoon tea, to scoop the sugar lumps for your cup of tea. It has an attractive engraved foliate design. The scuttle does have signs of wear to the silver plate commensurate with age, but no knocks or damage. Dating to the early 20th century. It has the makers mark TL & SS (Thomas Land & Sons, Sheffield) impressed in the base.