Gorgeous collectible Antique French pink Opaline glass box, inside fitted to hold perfume bottle, the perfume bottle made of white opaline glass, has ormolu lid and original inner opaline glass stopper (which is a rare found, often inner stopper lost). It is one of these Opaline glass souvenirs from Palais Royal in Paris, France. 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. The treasures from the Palais Royal remain today some of the most sought after antiques to be found, and this beautiful opaline glass scent Box is one among those, wonderful in all ways. Beautiful delicate pink color, this opaline glass box set into bronze dore very decorative mounts.
The box stands on figural gilded bronze base shy 6" high, the glass egg measures 3 1/2" x 2 3/8" in diameter at the opening; the perfume bottle stands 2 1/4" with diameter of 1 3/4" at the widest.
Egg shaped box is in pristine condition considering the age. No chips or cracks; it has hinged lid and 'S' shaped clasp, hinge and clasp work properly - securely tight. Gild shows slight if any wear.
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