This listing is for a very rare, Victorian Era dresser or vanity box by Meriden Britannia Silver Company of Meriden, Connecticut, c. Featuring a quadruple silver plated finish, this breathtaking antique possesses a striking repousse rose pattern around the bottom or base.
The repousse elements on this piece are not only well-executed, but extraordinarily beautiful. The lid of this 19th Century treasure is decorated with a hand-painted porcelain plate. The plate depicts the profile of a stunning woman. She dons an elegant historical ensemble with a lavish hat embellished by plumage.
This porcelain accent also possesses a fine geometric pattern in the background. The etched geometric design is visible when illuminated (please see video).
The portrait plate rises to the quality of Royal Vienna, Sevres, or KPM. This silver-plated dresser box is extremely ornate, and unparalleled in its craftsmanship.Marked on the underside: Meriden B. / Quadruple Plate / 22. Was "absorbed" into International Silver around 1898. S merger with International Silver making this dresser box a rare and sought after piece of Victorian silver plate! Measures approximately 3"H with a 5" diameter at its base. Excellent, preowned condition with no chips, dings, or repairs. The rich paint also remains vivid and unfaded, despite the passage of time. The intricate details, both subtle and obvious are astounding; a splendid Victorian dresser or vanity box! Please reach out with any questions, or reasonable offers! This item is in the category "Collectibles\Metalware\Other Collectible Metalware".
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