Here is a superb Baccarat crystal box. Lovely design with flowers, like Baccarat eglantier pattern. The 2 colours crystal is acid etched and gilt by hand. It is signed with the rare old big Baccarat's mark, acid etched under the base: BACCARAT FRANCE DEPOSE.
This mark, a bit smaller, will be used a bit later, from 1936. The sterling silver lid has been made by one of the most famous French silver maker: EMILE PUIFORCAT. The lid is stamped with the French silver mark Minerva + the Emile Puiforcat mark + a Russian 84 mark. It shows this box has travelled to Russia.Dimensions: Diameter: 12,5 cm (5 inches) Height: 7 cm (2 5/8 inches). Total weight: 470 grammes (rather heavy in hands).
Very good condition, only a few little scratches of use on the silver lid. This is definately a superb and rare work of art from the Baccarat crystal factory! Guarantee: I only sell original antiques, no reproductions! PARCEL FULLY INSURED AND TRACKED..... The item "1900's Baccarat cameo crystal box with Puiforcat 950 solid silver for Russia" is in sale since Thursday, February 8, 2018.
This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Glass\Art Glass\French\Baccarat". The seller is "magicbroc" and is located in St Leu la Forêt. This item can be shipped worldwide.