B950 - Divine Antique French Chocolate Box, Sublime 18th C Scene, Passementerie Trim
This is a divine antique French box dating from the 1800's. It would have been given as a gift filled with bon bons or chocolates from a high class shop.
The box is made from card and paper. The lid has a gorgeous vignette of an 18th Century sublime scene. A delightful well dressed family are relaxing in a wood . One little girl is playing with her kitten and another laughs with her father who is teasing her by holding her doll behind his back. It is utterly charming.
The scene is depicted in atmospheric sepia shades and is trimmed with a fine passementerie with glints of golden thread. The rest of the exterior of the box is a gorgeous shade of old rose.
The lid of the box opens to reveal a paper lined interior.
The box is in wonderful antique condition.
It measures :- 21 cm (8.25 inches) in diameter x 4.5 cm (1.75 inches) high.
A heavenly box to add a touch of happiness to a boudoir and another divine antique French find from La Belle Étoffe!
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Possible delivery methods: France, U.K. & Europe, Rest of World