A silver sugar box

An 812.5 grade silver sugar box
Vienna 1846 by Friedrich Reichelt

Of square form, the body and the lid with fluted decoration to all sides. The upper rim subdivided by two lines. Gilded to the inner side, original lock.

An exceptional work of the first half of the nineteenth century which shows the great influence of classcist works for the creations of the Art Déco style.  The item is in very good condition without repairs or damages. Minor signs of use due to age only.
The maker´s mark of Friedrich Reichelt has been registered in Vienna in 1836.

12.5 cm / 4.92″ length, 8.6 cm / 3.38″ width, 7.5 cm / 2.95″ tall; 319.5 g / 11.27 oz