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Antique French box with Cut Steel decoration Circa 1835.

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Reference: JB 161

Description:
A French satin birch box with cut-steel decoration having a replacement velvet lined tray.

Origin: France 

Circa: 1835.

Materials: satin birch, cut steel, and mother of pearl.

Size: 29.7 cm wide by 20.5 cm by 11.5 cm:  11.7 inches wide by  8.1 inches by  4.5 inches.

Condition: overall good, working lock and key replacement tray, repair to veneer at the back.

 

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Inside the box has a replacement liftout tray lined with velvet.

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Detail of the cut steel decoration.

 

Detail of the mother of pearl escutcheon surrounded with cut steel  nails with faceted heads.

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