An Erhard and Sohn brass and wood box

£195.00

Antiques Reference 2431

An Erhard and Sohn brass and wood box

 

Description

Description

An Erhard and Sohn brass and wood box. The interior is lined with wood. The decorative inlay is stylised flowers and leaves. The box has the Erhard and Sohn mark showing a lion to the underside

History

Erhard & Söhne was founded in 1844 by Gottlieb Erhard and his two sons  in Schwäbisch Gmünd, about 50km east of Stuttgart in Baden-Wutttemberg, Germany.  During the company’s life, they made a variety of products including haberdashery also silver plated or gold plated brass and bronze, dollshouse accessories and toys. They acquired a world wide patent on their method of brass inlay in wood in 1904

Date German c 1910

Condition Excellent original condition

Dimensions Approximate size 9cm x 9cm x 3.5

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