French antique Cast metal gilt Miniature Boule Vitrine. 8" (20 cm.) x 5 1/4". Of heavy cast metal the miniature vitrine in the Louis XVI style, has elaborately detailed carving, unusual front with set-back side sections, six curved feet, & mirrored interior, glass also on sides. 2 shelves lined with velvet. It has a closure on the back & inside, under the glass area you see is a hidden compartment in the base. The underside has raised mark "Depose N. 25". Excellent condition, very rare to find, you normally only see single cabinets. French, c1880.
Can be used in a lg dollhouse or in a vignette with antique dolls. Also have other antique vitrines for sale.