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Antique Ormolu Tortoiseshell Casket Bijouterie after Andre Charles Boulle

A fine French Louis XIV style ormolu mounted tortoiseshell table casket bijouterie inspired by André Charles Boulle. In the form of a miniature commode, the rectangular bevelled glazed top opening to a velvet lined interior, above a single mahogany lined frieze drawer, the curvilinear body mounted on each corner with a winged espagnolette terminating in a hairy paw foot. Regilded. Retaining the original key

Height 10 5/8” (27cm)

Width 15 1/4” (38.5cm)

Depth 9 1/4” (23.5cm)


Circa 1880