The box has a navy lacquer finish, adorned with a floral hand-painted design. This is accented with gilt, which adds a beautiful, elegance to the box. The box is French and made using the papier mache technique. The shaping of the box is smooth and curvy.
To the front of the box is a lock, there is unfortunately no key. The lid of the box is hinged, both of which are intact. On the inside of the box, the rim is painted in gilt.The compartments for storing stationary are different widths and depths for an array of items. The compartments are lined with a patterned paper in a blue design. The stationary box has acquired a patina through time, which enhances it's appearance.
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The item "Antique French Navy Papier Mache Stationary Box Gilt Hand Painted Floral Design" is in sale since Thursday, June 11, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Woodenware\Boxes". The seller is "ninexartandantiques" and is located in Nottingham. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Australia, United States, Bahrain, Canada, Brazil, Japan, New Zealand, China, Israel, Hong Kong, Norway, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico, Singapore, South Korea, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Bangladesh, Belize, Bolivia, Brunei darussalam, Dominica, Ecuador, Egypt, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Grenada, French guiana, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Saint kitts and nevis, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Macao, Monaco, Martinique, Nicaragua, Pakistan, Peru, Paraguay, Turks and caicos islands, Aruba, Saudi arabia, United arab emirates, Chile, Bahamas, Costa rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Kuwait, Panama, Philippines, Qatar, Trinidad and tobago, Uruguay, Viet nam.