All items listed are genuine in my expert opinion, and the condition of the item is as listed. If there is anything that you are particularly collection, or you have a wants list, please feel free to ask. If it is not immediately to hand (3 storerooms), I will make a note and come back to you if it turns up. This is a Unique Example of a Victorian Arts & Crafts Heavy Round Copper Container with Hinged Lid. The circular body has an interesting and unique swivel copper catch and keep.The handmade hinge is also of copper with floral flanges. The lid has a curved bronze handle fitted to two swivel copper hinges. The container has a diameter of 16.5cm and a depth of 8cm. The container sits on a folded base and is decorated with hammered curved impressions. The base is decorated with detailed engraving and the domed lid is decorated with floral engraving. The total weight is 880gms. As to the purpose of this unique piece, your guess is as good as mine. For all other P&P options please see the listing. This item is in the category "Antiques\Antique Furniture\Other Antique Furniture". The seller is "terencehm" and is located in this country: GB. This item can be shipped worldwide.