Large Antique French green opaline glass jewelry Casket hinged box gilded bronze
Fabulous old French glass casket, dated to around 1850. Back then these were used as sugar caskets, later on were fitted for perfumes, scent bottles, similar interiors of luxurious goods. Now a days these are offered as jewelry or trinket caskets and indeed they are deserved to be cherished. Simple yet elegant they bring the history and a charm of old time. This casket finished in green opaline glass, set into bronze dore mounts with hinges and lock. The ornate mounts embellished with charming floral pattern on inside edge.
This large casket measures 5 1/2" x 4 1/2" (14 x 11.5 cm) rectangular; stands 5" (23.7 cm) high.
Condition is very good to excellent considering age. No chips or cracks, no hairlines or breaks. A little tarnish on ormolu mounts cant take away the elegance of it.
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