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17th Century German Iron Strong Box Jewels Casket with Original Key

About the Item

Ornately painted box with iron hardware, original key and functioning lock. An exceptional, small table-top size, 'Wedding Box', or strongbox traveling safe with its original, naïve painted decoration. This is a rare and small example of these characterful, early models of transportable safes. In remarkable original antique condition. Germany, 17th Century.
  • Dimensions:
    Height: 5 in (12.7 cm)Width: 10.75 in (27.31 cm)Depth: 5.5 in (13.97 cm)
  • Style:
    Jacobean (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques:
  • Place of Origin:
  • Period:
  • Date of Manufacture:
    17th Century
  • Condition:
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location:
    San Francisco, CA
  • Reference Number:
    1stDibs: LU812839986452
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