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Antique Red tortoiseshell and brass Boulle box with Serpentine front Circa 1840

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Reference: JB315

Description:
JB315: Boulle box in brass and red tortoiseshell having a serpentine front. and engraved brass and Boulle in red tortoiseshell depicting stylized scrolling  floral motifs to top sides and front.   The box is lined with silk and velvet. Circa 1840.

Origin: France

Circa: 1840.

Size: 23.5cm wide by 17.5 cm by 11.5 cm:  inches 9.25 wide by  7 inches by  4.5 inches.

Condition: good overall working lock and key.

 

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Corner detail:  the brass is finely engraved

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