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French Second Empire Ormolu Mounted

Auction:
2067
Lot:
222
Sold for:
$2,415$2,100

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Auction:
Sale #2067 - 2067
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 06, 2001 10:00AM

Description:

French Second Empire Ormolu Mounted, Mother-of-Pearl, and Paper Flower Jewel Box, c. 1870-80, the rectangular box with mother-of-pearl plaques with floral etched banding to top and three sides, with fine ormolu mounts cast with florals, husks, and beading throughout, sloped hinged lid set with a painted paper floral spray under glass dome, with faille-lined interior, raised on four ball feet, lg. 8 1/8, wd. 5 3/8, ht. 2 7/8 in.
Estimate $2,000-2,500

Keywords

Jewel Box, Beadwork, Box, Empire style, Gold, Metalworking, Ormolu