Overall: 1 1/4 x 6 3/8 x 1 7/8 in. ( 3.2 x 16.2 x 4.8 cm )
embossed: on lid: "Fredericus/ Borussorum/Rex"
embossed: on bottom: "Marshal Dain/ Compleete Vict____?/Der Prussen[?] ove___/Reigher___?"; "Fridericus Borussoiu/Rex/F"
typed: on tag: "Walpole-Von Holstein-Rathlon, cat # 265 [?] 1925"
Rectangular, hinged lid copper and brass tobacco box with embossed image of King Frederick of Prussia in lid, with castle in background, bottom embossed with center cartouche of military battle, two side cartouches of men on horseback, flanked by soldier on either side; brass side.
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Collections of the Countess von Halstein-Rathlou
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.