B1015 - SOLD
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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Possible delivery methods: U.K. & France, Europe, Rest of World