B1447 - Superb Antique French Leather Glove / Jewellery Box Padded Silk Lining, Circa 1860
This is a gorgeous antique French leather glove / jewellery box dating from the Napoleon III era C 1860.
The leather is in a rich chestnut hue and is textured. The lid has a fabulous knotted handle.
The lid of the box lifts up to reveal a sumptuous padded and buttoned interior in a gorgeous electric blue coloured silk. The silk is in amazing antique condition with no wear, just a little dust from the passage of time.
The box has a strong hinges and sits on four little studs. It has a cute escutcheon with a working lock and it's original pretty little key.
The box is sturdy and is in good antique condition. It has a scuff to the leather on the front and the leather on the handle has worn to show the cord beneath but all is stable.
The box measures :- 29 cm (11.4 inches) wide x 10 cm (4 inches) deep x 8 cm (3.1 inches) high not including the handle.
An exceptional antique leather jewellery box to use and enjoy. It is from a carefully selected collection of antique French decorative pieces at 'La Belle Étoffe'!
N.B. Any accessories used to display the box are not included.
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Possible delivery methods: France, U.K. & Europe, Rest of World