This beautiful hand-painted biscuit barrel is for holding scones or biscuits (cookies) in the English tradition. It has an embossed pattern to its design, and is delicately trimmed with gold leaf.
Austrian porcelain, circa 1890s. Makers mark on bottom reads "Marx & Gutherz Carlsbad Austria" plus it has numeric markings.
Dimensions: Opening: 4 5/8", height: 6 1/2" with lid Weight: 1 1/2 pounds
Good Condition with some signs of use, and some gold leafing rubbed off.