What a lovely antique French wedding casket/vitrine for your wedding or doll display. This beautiful casket is a larger size which makes it perfect to display your darling all bisque or small dolls. The curved glass front casket has it's original pale pink velvet and cream pillow with porcelain and cloth flowers and ribbons. The floor of the casket is the pale pink velvet , the back has a mirror with some of the silver showing through and has pale pink velvet and silk or satin fabric surrounding the mirror. The mirror and fabrics are attached to a wooden backing, that is held in place with moveable metal attachments and can be removed to open the back of the casket. The curved glass front is surrounded by lovely floral metal trim. The casket has oval side glass windows on each side. The right side's glass has a small gap at the top (please see picture), it is barely noticeable when looking at the window. The left side of the casket's wood stain is worn and lighter than the other side. Both sides have some surface wear on the wood stain. This lovely antique casket measures 13 1/2" tall from the bottom of the fancy brass feet to the top of the brass lovely curved embellishment. The inside of the casket is 11" tall and 11" wide from end to end and 10 1/2" on the inside. This would be the most lovely casket to display your prized small doll and to create a darling scene inside. The wedding pillow lifts out and can be displayed next to the casket or on it's own.
This is such a lovely wedding French tradition from the mid 1800's to the early 1900's.
Beautiful Antique French Wedding Casket