This is a superb quality antique French ormolu and pietra dura jewellery casket, C1860 in date.
The top, front, sides and back are each inset with panels of black polished marble inlaid and engraved with humming bird, butterfly and leafy stems.
The casket has Egyptian revival winged demi beasts to each corner with ball and claw feet. The hinged lid opens to reveal a deep buttoned rose silk lined interior.
It is a lovely piece which will make an unforgettable gift.
In excellent condition having been beautifully cleaned and waxed in our workshops, please see photos for confirmation.
Dimensions in cm:
Height 13 x Width 22 x Depth 16
Dimensions in inches:
Height 5 inches x Width 9 inches x Depth 6 inches
Our reference: A2461
Please feel free to email or call us (+44 20 8809 9605) to arrange a viewing in our North London warehouse.