Gilt Bronze Jewelry Casket Box Enamel Miniature Portrait

Exquisite French gilt bronze jewelry casket box with a lovely portrait miniature. Fabulous detail on the diamond-shaped box showcasing the skill and artistry of fine workmanship. A divine bronze frieze panel extends around the sides of the casket featuring embossed floral and lyre motifs. The lid features an enamel on copper portrait miniature with foil highlights signed with the artist's initials. The portrait is surrounded by layers of bronze embellishments. The hinged lid opens to reveal a cream velvet interior. The casket measures 5.75" wide by 3.75" deep by 1.75" high. It is in excellent antique condition. The box is a fine example of pieces sold in the Palais Royal shops of Paris in the 19th century as a memento of the Grand Tour. Today it would be a wonderful token of love or friendship.

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Item ID: 13404

Gilt Bronze Jewelry Casket Box Enamel Miniature Portrait

Gilt Bronze Jewelry Casket Box Enamel Miniature Portrait
Gilt Bronze Jewelry Casket Box Enamel Miniature Portrait
Gilt Bronze Jewelry Casket Box Enamel Miniature Portrait
Gilt Bronze Jewelry Casket Box Enamel Miniature Portrait
Gilt Bronze Jewelry Casket Box Enamel Miniature Portrait
Gilt Bronze Jewelry Casket Box Enamel Miniature Portrait
Gilt Bronze Jewelry Casket Box Enamel Miniature Portrait
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Gilt Bronze Jewelry Casket Box Enamel Miniature Portrait

Exquisite French gilt bronze jewelry casket box with a lovely portrait miniature. Fabulous detail on the diamond-shaped box showcasing the skill and artistry of fine workmanship. A divine bronze frieze panel extends around the sides of the casket featuring embossed floral and lyre motifs. The lid features an enamel on copper portrait miniature with foil highlights signed with the artist's initials. The portrait is surrounded by layers of bronze embellishments. The hinged lid opens to reveal a cream velvet interior. The casket measures 5.75" wide by 3.75" deep by 1.75" high. It is in excellent antique condition. The box is a fine example of pieces sold in the Palais Royal shops of Paris in the 19th century as a memento of the Grand Tour. Today it would be a wonderful token of love or friendship.

Please ask about my friendly Layaway Plan. If you would like advance notice on newly listed items, please subscribe to my shop. You will find the button on the upper right of the page just below the store logo. If you need more information or photos on this item, please email me. I respond to all communication as quickly as possible----usually within an hour or two.

Item ID: 13404

$575 USD

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