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Antique Rosewood Marble Inlaid Karlsbad Box

A delightful late 19th century rosewood and specimen marble inlaid souvenir box from Karlsbad. Of rectangular form, the top inlaid with a variety of stones, including tiny pieces of malachite, inscribed ‘Karlsbad’ to the centre, opening to a paper lined interior, with a working lock and key.
The town of Karlsbad is a popular Spa in the Karlov Vary region of the Czech Republic, and during the end of the 19th century produced Souvenir items for the many visitors to the natural hot spas.

Height 1 7/8” (5cm)

Width 4” (10.2cm)

Depth 2 5/8” (6.7cm)


Circa 1890