Mid-19th century crystal casket ormolu mountings.
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A large casket with cut crystal and gilt bronze mountings. The crystal is blown and cut in "bamboo" or large ribbed cut. The exceptional mounting presents a finely chiselled decoration and is enhanced by small faceted blue crystal elements set in a claw mounting. The case has a lock and key.
H: 5.90in. (15 cm) / L: 5.90 in. (15 cm) / W: 2.75 in. (7 cm).
Mid-19th century work. Circa 1830. Restauration.