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A Large Casket of the Napoleon III Period in the 'Boulle' Manner

H: 20.5 in / 52 cm  |  W: 30 in / 75 cm  |  D: 23 in / 58 cm

Description

A Large Casket of the Napoleon III Period
in the 'Boulle' Manner

Constructed in Bois Noirci, finely cast ormolu and panels in the Boulle manner; rising from scrolled ormolu feet, the rectangular form base having bombe Boulle sides, incorporating the lockplate, with putti at the angles, all within an ormolu framework; the hinged caddy form top draped with swags has a Boullework platform with two putti atop; with a lined interior.
French, Circa 1870

REF No. 9011

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