Lot 287: Southeast Asian-Themed English Silver Box, 1905
November 6, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: Sterling silver, the rectangular cigarette box with four oval mandorlas in the corners of the lid, each enclosing four Southeast Asian or Indian-inspired apsaras or yakshi figures in pointed oval mandorla, the rest of the box's surfaces with Rococo-style repousse flowers and C-scrolls, the center with an unmonogrammed escutcheon; hallmarked Birmingham, 1905, with the maker's mark of William H. Haseler, registered 1870.1.25" H X 3.5" W X 2.5" D. Weight approximately 3.5 troy ounces. The underside dented.