Antique pre 1850 Footed CONTA BOEHME GERMAN TRINKET-FAIRING Box
with Musical Instruments, Notes and Original Mirror on NUMBERED Lid
Exc Vintage Condition.
Antique Footed Victorian CONTA BOEHME GERMAN TRINKET-FAIRING Box
DRESSER COVERED TRINKET-FAIRING Box, MUSICAL Instruments and
Original Mirror on Lid. DATES pre 1850, HAND PAINTED.
Measures about 3 1/2” X 3 7/8” high, small chip inside the lid, another inside
the lip of the box, and a flaw inside the bottom (see pictures).
NOTE music notes on the lid - Designed to resemble a MUSICIAN’s
GENTLEMAN’s bureau. Called Victorian Fairing because they were made to
be sold and/or given away at carnivals and fairs during the 19th C.
Originated in Germany and were mass produced by several companies -
many were English Staffordshire.
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