Antique, Louis XVI, French Baccarat jewelry or trinket Box now a days, believed to be a powder box back then, when powder was largely used. Made of clear crystal the box decorated with elaborate cut and etched floral design. Set into gilt bronze bamboo mounts with round ring-handles on sides, 'S' shaped clasp and hinge with a little ball which prevent lid from falling all-way back.
The box stands 4 1/4" - 10.7 cm high; 4" - 10 cm in diameter at the opening without handles.
The gilding is slightly worn, otherwise just perfect. No chips or cracks.
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