This is a magnificent exceptional quality antique French ormolu-mounted tortoiseshell and “Boulle” jewellery casket, made in the reign of Napoleon III, circa 1860 in date.
This stunning casket is rectangular in shape abd is raised on four extraordinary caryatid feet.
The hinged lid features truly remarkable Boulle inlays in the form of delicate floral and foliate decoration. It opens to reveal a capacious interior which retains its charming original burgundy velvet fabric and is ready to store all your precious items.
There is no mistaking its unique quality and design, which is sure to make it a treasured piece for any discerning collector.
In excellent condition, please see photos for confirmation of condition.
Dimensions in cm:
Height 14 x Width 30 x Depth 24
Dimensions in inches:
Height 5 inches x Width 1 foot x Depth 9 inches
Our reference: 09834W