CHARLES X CUT CRYSTAL CASKET WITH ORMOLU MOUNTS
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Rectangular shaped box with blown and cut crystal. The box is decorated with a cross cut and large stripes in the corners. The crystal is set in an ormolu mount with finely chased flower bands. The lock is decorated with a motif of cornucopias. This box by the fineness of the crystal cut and the quality of the bronze burnished is representative of decorative objects of the early 19th-century, the Restauration period and in particular of the production of Creusot. Circa 1820-1830. Some chips.
Price : 2300 €
Era: Early 19th century, Charles X.
Materials: crystal, gilt bronze.
Dim: H: 4,33 in/ L: 2,95 in/ W: 2,95 in.
Dim: H: 11 cm/ L: 7,5 cm/ W: 7,5 cm.