Of circular form, the box has a hinged lid with ornate foliate engraving and a vacant cartouche in the centre. It stands on three ornate pierced legs. Please view the pictures above as they hopefully show all in detail. The box is stamped as pictured'BIRKS', and'STERLING', indicating the maker mentioned earlier, and that the material is sterling silver.It is pictured with a size AAA battery inside for size comparision. It measures 11.3 cms in diameter and it stands 6 cms tall. It weighs an impressive 250.1g and is not weighted, so all silver (all measurements approximate).
It has a strong hinge and it closes nice and tightly. I have lots of interesting silver listed in my shop; please take a look by clicking on the shop symbol that can be seen on the top right of the page. The item "SUPERB LARGE VINTAGE STERLING SILVER'BIRKS' OF CANADA TRINKET BOX 250.1g" is in sale since Wednesday, October 25, 2017. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Solid Silver\Boxes". The seller is "ashcroft8516" and is located in WIRRAL, Merseyside.This item can be shipped worldwide.