A very fine antique French Empire gilt bronze and crystal box (bonbonière). It is a high quality box, the bronze lid is decorated with cherub holding a peacock, with cornucopia urns. The box is highly decorated with a gladiator and 2 horses and a chariot from a side, the other side a classical courting couples , and the 2 other side decorated with laurel wreaths.
It has an octagonal shape (8 side). The original inner crystal is in a perfect condition. I cleaned the bronze from oxidation. Please see photos carefully to admire the beauty of the work.H : 4 inches (10 cm). W : 4 inches (10 cm).
D : 4 inches (10 cm). Weight : 26.2 oz (740 grams) including crystal.
No chips, cracks or any damage to the crystal. No dents or damage to the bronze. Minor oxidation to the bronze due to age.
B : this lot comes from the Hopkinson family collection. The item "Antique Gilt Bronze And Crystal Box/ French Empire/ Jewelry Box/ France C. 1840" is in sale since Thursday, December 5, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Decorative Arts\Metalware".
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