Rare Antique French Art Glass Box w/ Bronze Mounts & Handles
This box is stunning, it displays beautifully.
Yellow Verde Opaline Art Glass
with white marble like swirls
Bronze Mounts with key hole (no key)
Notice the entire back hinge is very ornate with a
raised flower & leaf design in the metal all across the back hinge.
Bronze Ornate Handles
Heavy raised gold enamel design on top & sides.
Heavy raised gold bars made to look like straps.
The design in the straps look like a raised leaf design with
gold jeweled dots down the edges for trim.
They go from the front over the top and down the back
of the box.
The glass has rounded corners with a beveled cut on
all corners and edges. It was trimmed with gold on the
bevel but most has rubbed off through the years.
The rest of the raised gold designs are pretty much all there.
The box weighs 1.3 lbs. and you can see the measurements
in picture # 3. It's approx 4 inches wide.
CONDITION: Very good
The top and bottom all line up with no gaps.
The hinge is very strong, no wiggles.
The inside is clean.
No chips or cracks except on the bottom edge there
is a small shallow chip.
THINGS TO POINT OUT:
As mentioned above there is a small shallow chip.
I tried to take a photo .. but it does not show up.
It is located on the bottom of the box. It is at the edge
on the rear near the side of the box bottom.
There is some gold loss on the box beveled edges from being
The rest of the gold is pretty much all there.
Rare Antique French Yellow-Verde Opaline Art Glass Box w/Bronze Mounts Handles Gold Enamel