Fine French Napoleon III Jewel Casket
Very fine French gilt bronze and malachite Napoleon III jewel coffer with the bombe rectangular box having beautifully cast and chased garlands, vines and flowers with a central nymph figure in raised relief with hinged rectangular top with beaded and gadrooned borders centering a flat circular medallion of matchbook malachite veneer , supported on scrolled acanthus legs ending in toupie feet; Note the very beginning of art nouveau influences, C.1860, measuring 15" long (38.1cm), 12 1/2" wide (31.8cm), 7" high (17.8cm).
Inventory Number: 630.C1 SOLD
Dimensions: 15 x 12 1/2 x 7
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