B1015 - Sublime Antique French Ormolu Trinket Casket, Bows & Flower Garland Swags, 19thC


B1015 - Sublime Antique French Ormolu Trinket Casket, Bows & Flower Garland Swags, 19thC

This is a sublime antique French ormolu casket dating from the 1800's.  It would be perfect for displaying trinkets and would add a château chic touch to a boudoir.

It has a glass lid with a central gilded ormolu appliqué. The appliqué has a basket of flowers from which glorious scrolls and laurel leaf garlands descend. The glass of the lid is thick and has a bevelled edge. The edge of the lid has a decorative border with faux ribbon tie detail.

The trinket casket is oval in shape and it's side has a gorgeous pierced ribbon bow, scroll and flower garland design. .

The lid lifts up to to reveal a red baize covered base, this lifts out and could be replaced if desired. The underside of the lid shows that the filigree appliqué is actually attached by a fitting through the glass!

The casket has a sturdy piano hinge and a strong catch that holds the lid down very firmly.

The ormolu has mellowed over the years to a rich old gold hue.

The trinket casket measures :-  14 cm (5.5 inches) wide x 10 cm (4 inches) deep x 5 cm (2 inches) high.

A sublime trinket casket to use and enjoy and another divine antique French brocante find from La Belle Étoffe!

N.B. The jewellery is for display purposes and is not included.

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  • Postage:-
  •                  France & U.K.  £12.00
  •                  Europe           £18.00
  •                  Rest of World  £36.00
£145.00
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