Baccarat et Pinteaux - Baccarat - vermeil mounted cufflink box with Minerva punch - .950 silver, Crystal

Description
Baccarat et Pinteaux - Baccarat - vermeil mounted cufflink box with Minerva punch - .950 silver, Crystal
France - Late 19th century

Round Baccarat crystal box, solid silver lid, part of an Art Nouveau period toiletry set, circa 1900.
The format is ideal for storing cufflinks.

Beautiful model in strong crystal, with cut off sides, lid in silver guilloché and vermeil ( gilt with fine gold), adorned with a monogram MB.

The lid has the Minerva 1er grade hallmark, the goldsmith's mark and the signature of the manufacturer Pinteaux in Paris.

A beautiful witness to the refinement of the high-society art of living in the 19th century.

Dimensions: 6.4 cm
Height: 4 cm
Lid weight: approx. 40 g, including the mount on the box.

Lot details
Object
Baccarat - vermeil mounted cufflink box with Minerva punch
Material
.950 silver, Crystal
Manufacturer/ Brand
Baccarat et Pinteaux
Estimated Period
Late 19th century
Country of Origin
France
Condition
Excellent condition - barely used with minimal signs of aging & wear
Weight
60 g
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