English Round Enameled Box Christmas 1977 Xmas Tree and Holly Marked Cartier
Description: A beautiful small round-shaped enamel on copper box made in England. This box has a hinged lid that is nicely decorated with a colorful Christmas related scene. The lid of the box is decorated with a colorful transfer depicting a decorated Christmas Tree surrounded by holly and has the words "CHRISTMAS 1977" below it. The side of the box is decorated with small vignettes depicting holly wreaths and separated by a decorative gray colored motif. The box has inwards curved rising sides and a flat round base. The box is white on the inside with the back of the lid having the words "A Merry Christmas" written in beautiful decorative calligraphy. The bottom of the inside is not decorated. Both top and bottom are fitted with brass rings having a hinge on the back and a thumb piece on the front top portion. The inside of the box is also enameled and has a white coloring. The bottom of the box is white and has the following notation "Cartier (c) MADE IN ENGLAND" which is partially covered with a small round paper label with the letter "D" in its center surrounded by a scalloped line having arrow heads pointing at the letter. The brass ends of both the top and bottom are clean, shiny, and add immensely to the beauty of this box. This is a very nice piece and would make a nice addition to your collection of small enameled boxes. Please carefully review the photos presented as they are part and parcel of our description.
Origin: Made in England.
Size: The enameled box is ~1 5/8" diameter at the base and is ~1 1/8" high to the top of the lid. This small box weighs about 1.4 ounces.
Marks: Marked on the bottom with the following notation "Cartier (c) MADE IN ENGLAND" which is partially covered with a small round paper label with the letter "D" in its center surrounded by a scalloped line having arrow heads pointing at the letter. See photos for additional details.
Distinguishing Characteristics - Most Interesting About The Piece: A beautiful vintage piece for gift giving or to add to your collection.
Condition: The box is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks, repairs or crazing. The box is clean and the lid closes very well. Please see photos for additional condition information and to appreciate the beauty of this box.
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