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