Rare German silver novelty needle case c.1850
Mid-19th century German 13 loth (812 standard) silver novelty needle case, circa 1850
modelled as a scaly fish, with pull off lid. Marked to the bezel 13 and further indistinct marks.
Length 7.5 cm / 3 in Weight 4 gm
Silver marks are a bit distorted, the '13' is clear and the decoration is crisp with no areas of repairs found