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SA615969

Rare Stunning French 19th Century Ormolu Gilded Jewellery Box With Napoleon Portrait On IVory c1800

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£795 | $1,059 USD | €901 EUR
Item Number: SA615969
Date of manufacture: Georgian
Current Status: For sale
Seller: fineantiques

Description

This is the most Beautiful Napoleon Interest Stunning French 19th Century Ormolu Gilded Jewellery Box with Miniature Portrait of Napoleon on Ivory, this i believe to have been crafted 1800 making this around 219 years old, It is posited from an Auction House that it may have once belonged to Napoleon's Wife Josephine herself . This is the most Stunning Ormolu Gilding to this French 19th Century Jewellery Box, it really is Beautiful to hold and feel, with the most Exquisite Decorations around the Lid and has a roped edging around the Lid, to the top it has a Beautiful Floral Garland Shape around the Portrait, the back of this Stunning 19th Century French Jewellery Box has a smooth Gilded Finish to it, and the Jewellery Box has a Stunning Inset Painting Depicting Napoleon in his Military Uniform on Ivory, in an Outdoor Scene and this Painting has been signed with the name Dica. The Sides of this Beautifully shaped Jewellery Box have the most lovely Swag Decoration all around. This Beautiful 19th Century Ormolu is probably Gilded onto a Bronze Base as this is a Heavy Jewellery Box, the Hinge is strong and the Box opens and closes nicely, to the inside is a lovey Green Velvet Interior although this could have been replaced but is Beautifully fitted, this probably was owned and used by Josephine herself and i am sure if it could talk would have a lot of Stories to tell, this is in lovely condition with just light scratches a light wear to the Gild, and is only mentioned for accuracy, and this is truly a Collectors Item with Napoleon Connection and would add something special to any collection.




MAKER… unknown
ASSAY… France c1800
MEASUREMENTS....12cms length.....10.5cms width...3.5cms height




CONDITION........... as per above



Declaration

This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as Georgian.


Dimensions

Height = 3.5 cm (1.4")
Width = 10.5 cm (4.1")
Depth = 12 cm (4.7")


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fineantiques
West Sussex
United Kingdom
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