A superb antique Napoleon III era French mahogany wood jewelry box, casket. Richly decorated throughout in finely detailed gilt bronze appliques.
The mounts comprise of stunning Empire style ornamentation, including neoclassical Grecian wreathes and ribbon bows, intricate reticulated friezes patterned with oak leaves and acorns. The lock to the front is flanked by a pair of maidens, one creating a sculpture and the other painting a canvas, allegories of the fine arts. The center of the lid features a winged torch and abundant cornucopias. Opening to reveal a cream/taupe colored velvet lined interior. In very good antique condition.Retains a working lock and key. Measures 6 3/4" x 4 /3/8" x 3 3/8 height. Welcome to the Antique Boutique. Our aim is to provide you with a wide selection of quality antiques and collectibles. We describe everything to the best of our ability and the pictures form part of the description. We try to gather as much information about the item before listing, in an effort to offer you with an accurate and honest description. Large, clear and detailed pictures of the item help in this endeavor. Opinion on the condition of an item can vary, depending on the person viewing it. Wear is to be expected due to age and use.
Note that the item in the pictures may be larger or smaller in actuality, the pictures do not represent size. Please check the description for dimensions. The item "Antique French Napoleon III Empire Gilt Bronze Ormolu Wood Jewelry Box Lock Key" is in sale since Tuesday, February 26, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Decorative Arts\Woodenware\Boxes".
The seller is "micflsun" and is located in Canutillo, Texas. This item can be shipped worldwide.