The base has a slightly raised ring that the lid sets over. The base is embossed with sadler and england.
There are minor production imperfections; a small spot without glaze on the box, slight roughness on the lid lip and some small blemishes under the gold gilt on the top ring on the box. Nothing that takes away from the beauty of this wonderful piece additionally, there are no cracks, chips or repairs. The bottom embossed makers mark on the bottom of the box dates this piece between 1937 and 1950.Please review all pictures, as they are part of the description. Please message me with questions thank you for visiting. This item is made of porcelain and paint, glaze.