Antique French gilded Bronze Box, hand painted Miniature Portrait, hinged lid
Get Vendio Gallery - Now FREE! Magnificent antique French Napoleon III era gilt dore bronze jewel or vanity casket with hand painted miniature portrait. Thick, heavy bronze construction box has a textured sides, with embossed design. The lid with three marvelous features, beautiful ornate bronze design applied on textured background all framed with elegant scrolled edge frame. In the center, of course, is a beautifully executed portrait.
Inside box is lining with velvet in deep green color. Marked with embossed "France" to the bottom. Measures - 5" x 1/4 "; stands 2 highest.
This fabulous piece in excellent condition with general wear consistent with age, slight dent to lid edge (upper right corner), otherwise just fine. Please see pictures for details, they are part of my description. The item "Antique French gilded Bronze Box, hand painted Miniature Portrait, hinged lid" is in sale since Tuesday, September 08, 2015. This item is in the category "Antiques\Decorative Arts\Metalware". The seller is "crystal4sale" and is located in Richmond Hill, Ontario. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Maker: made in France
- Type: Boxes
- Primary Material: Bronze
- Age: 1850-1899
- Color: Gold
- Original/Reproduction: Original
- Country/Region of Origin: France