19th C. Gilt Bronze Casket or Box With Inset Portrait19th C. Gilt Bronze Casket or Box With Inset Portrait19th C. Gilt Bronze Casket or Box With Inset Portrait19th C. Gilt Bronze Casket or Box With Inset Portrait

Presented for sale is a 19th century French drum-shaped gilt-bronze casket or box decorated with detailed chased designs and applied scrollwork on the hinged lid. The lid is embellished with a nicely painted miniature portrait of Marie Antoinette, shown in one of her feathered hats.

The painting is protected with glass. The box is lined in a wonderfully tattered old original French silk which is loosely attached and somewhat stained.

Size: 3 1/2 Diameter.

ITEM ID
PS11101b
ITEM TYPE
Antique
PURPOSE
Boxes
COLOR
Bronze
ORIGIN
France • French

19th C. Gilt Bronze Casket or Box With Inset Portrait

$375

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