Large, French Napolean III Enamelled Miniature Guilloche & Ormolu Casket
From the Belle Epoch, it is divinely French in both it's beauty and workmanship. Set and decorated with a most sensational blue enamel guilloche, the center oval ormolu cartouche displays a hand painted scene on ivory in the manner of a Watteau painting. This beautifully rendered neo-classical painting signed by the artist shows a courting couple in a lush garden abundant with trees, flowers, vines, birds and dog... Lavish ormolu foliate decorations of rope, beading, braids and florals surround and complete this beauty... All, revealing the splendor of France Circa 1870!
A Stunning Treasure from the Napoleon III era, that will display beautifully in a place of your choice.
Condition: Excellent, no damage, with a tight fitting hinged lid that reveals a blue velvet lined interior.
Measurements: Oval top approx. 5.75" x height 1.75"
Ivory hand -painted image approx. 2 1/2" x 3 1/2"
Item ID: gz000260
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Toronto, ON, Canada
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