30 November 2007,
London, South Kensington
Price Realised GBP 1,750
A VICTORIAN SILVER CASKET IN THE INDIAN MANNER,
MARK OF FREDERICK ELKINGTON, BIRMINGHAM, 1878,
Rectangular, the cover & sides with damascened panels, the steel decorated in 2-colour gold & silver, depicting butterflies, snails, flies, beetles & dragonflies amidst fruiting vines, gilt interior, the base engraved with border of stylised lily pads, the cover with leaf & bead border, 6 1/8 in. long (15.5 cm.), gross weight 30 oz.
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