07-10-2010 07-10-2010
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2513 Boston
July 10, 2010 10:00AMCalender
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Continental Copper Enamel, Bronze, and Timepiece-mounted Box

 
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2513 Location: Boston Date / Time: July 10, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Continental Copper Enamel, Bronze, and Timepiece-mounted Box, Austria/France, late 19th century, rectangular, the lid and front at back panels with scenes of 18th century courting couples, the side panels with cherubs playing music, with gilt C-scroll edging, the lid mounted to upper left corner with a round timepiece, interior wood lined, 4 3/4 x 3 1/2 x 3 in.
Estimate $3,000-4,000

lid: with hairlines to enamel around bezel, and at upper edge. lower edge at center with a spot of enamel loss. light scratch to lower left and right corners.
minor metal discoloration around base edge.
lacking key. timepiece not guaranteed to be in working order.

Keywords

Austria, France, minor metal discoloration