Superb antique French Napoleon III era gilt bronze jewel casket adorned with a hand painted miniature portrait and guilloche enamel. Featuring a gorgeous hand painted miniature portrait, signed and housed under glass. The painting is an artist rendering of Jean Honore Fragonard's 1780's painting titled The Stolen Kiss and depicts a young couple in a secretive romance. The serpentine shaped box is decorated with an ornate neoclassical frieze comprising of laurel and ribbon, beaded and running coin trim. Resting on four feet. Marked France on the base. Embellished with raised appliques on the lid, including lavish Rococo style scrolling foliage, all on a textured ground. Enhanced with four lovely pink guilloche enameled plaques. The box opens to reveal a floral brocade fabric lining. In overall very good antique condition. No damage to the gorgeous pink guilloche enamel. Box measures 5 5/8" x 4 1/2" x 2" tall.