early 20th century; upright rectangular with border of scrolling acanthus, surmounted with cartouche enclosing three fleur-de-lis with crown, and caduceus, easel back, overall 20 3/4 in. H., 14 1/4 in. W.; inside measurements 12 in. H., 9 in. W.; Collection of US Ambassador to the Soviet Union, Joseph E. Davies and his wife, Marjorie Merriweather Post. Then by descent, estate of US Senator Joseph Davies Tydings, Maryland.
In overall good condition, some scattered bleeding and residual dried silver polish