Mother-of-Pearl and Ormolu Box

  • This Palais Royal box is crafted of lustrous mother of pearl
  • Engraved and mounted in ormolu bronze, the box displayed a delicate floral motif
  • Boxes sold in the Palais Royal area of Paris are among the most coveted antique boxes today
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Item No. 31-2565

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This beautiful French Palais Royal box is an outstanding treasure inside and out. A gem of the Restoration period, this delicate box is crafted of mother-of-pearl, mounted in fine doré bronze and intricately engraved in a floral motif. Boxes sold in the Palais Royal area of Paris in the late 18th and early 19th centuries are among the most exquisite and highly collectible antique boxes today. 

Circa 1825

4 1/2" wide x 3" deep x 2" high
Mother-of-Pearl and Ormolu Box
Period: 19th Century
Origin: France
Type: Decorative Boxes
Depth: 3.0 Inches
Width: 4.5 Inches
Height: 2.0 Inches

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