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Small Repoussé Decorated Casket*
Copper clad Mahogany framed casket with shaped ends and a slightly rounded hinged lid, decorated all round with an ornate Art Nouveau repoussé design set against a hammered background.
The copper panels are all secured to the wood by little brass pins with domed heads which are also used to decorate the edges of the side panels.
Lined inside with a combination of blue felt and patterned paper which could quite easily be changed if thought necessary.
A little over 18 cm wide, 12.5 deep and just under 9 cm high.