Gorgeous collectible Antique French pink Opaline glass egg box. It is one of these Opaline glass souvenirs from Palais Royal in Paris, France, dated to mid 19th century. These beautiful souvenirs from Paris were found in 19th century boutiques of the famed Palais Royal of Paris, which is the old palace of Cardinal Richelieu. Beautiful delicate pink color, this opaline glass box set into bronze dore very decorative mounts. Egg shaped box has hinged lid and ball shaped clasp, hinge and clasp work properly - securely tight.
The box stands on figural gilded bronze base 6" - 15.2 high, the glass egg measures 4" -10 cm high; 2.5" - 6.5 cm in diameter at the opening.
It is in pristine condition considering the age. No chips or cracks. Gild shows slight wear, otherwise perfect.
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