Antique German Silver Caddy with Scenes c18707506
This is an oval antique German caddy with figural decoration measuring 2 1/2” (6.5 cms) across x 2 “ (5 cms) deep and 3 1/2” (9 cms) tall and has a pull off lid.
It is clearly hallmarked with the 800 German silver mark and the crescent moon and crown with the maker’s mark GDH which is for the maker Gebruder Dingeldein who began work in Hanau Germany in 1865.
The firm exhibited at the Philadelphia International Exhibition in 1876 and were commended for their interesting collection of items.
The decoration shows women with fans and what looks like dancing scenes – on the lid is a woman working in the garden while a man sits and watches her!
It weighs 107.2 grams and is in very good condition.
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