Beautiful Napoleon III French Bronze Dore / Ormolu Trinket Box with Hand-Painted Portrait of Napoleon
Stunning example of French gilt, bronze doré work. This beautiful trinket box dates to around 1870. The hand painted portrait of Napoleon on porcelain is surrounded by exquisite ormolu decoration. Depicting acanthus leaves, floral and rope detailing. The sheer amount of work in this little box is testament to the quality of the piece.
Inside, the hinged box is lined with green water silk.
Condition is good for the age. Please see the photographs for clarification.
Measures; 3 1/2 inches x 2 3/4 inches x 1 inch high
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