Gorgeous collectible Antique French white Opaline glass egg box. One of Opaline glass souvenirs from Palais Royal in Paris, France, which were popular in 19th century and remain today some of the most sought after antiques, and this Box is one among those. Beautifully constructed in egg form it is set into gilt bronze mounts with hinged lid, figural clasp and pompous finial. Has three ring-handles connected with chain.
The box stands on figural gilded bronze base over 10" - 25.5 cm high, the glass part only measures 6" - 15 cm tall; 4" - 10 cm in diameter at the opening.
It is in excellent condition considering the age. No chips or cracks. Gild shows slight wear, otherwise perfect.
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