VERVELLE FRENCH JEWELLERY BOX/CASKET
VERVELLE FRENCH JEWELLERY BOX/CASKET
VERVELLE FRENCH JEWELLERY BOX/CASKET
VERVELLE FRENCH JEWELLERY BOX/CASKET
VERVELLE FRENCH JEWELLERY BOX/CASKET

VERVELLE FRENCH JEWELLERY BOX/CASKET

c. 1855 FRANCE

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AN IMPORTANT AND RARE OCTAGONAL SHAPED CASKET MADE BY THE FRENCH EBENISTE/CABINET MAKER AUDOT VERVELLE.HE WAS ONE OF THE MOST CELEBRATED CABINET MAKERS IN MID 19THC PARIS.HE CREATED ALL SORTS OF OBJETS D'ART AND DRAWINGS BY AISON VERVELLE ARE TO BE FOUND IN THE MUSEE DES BEAUX ARTS IN PARIS.
THE CASKET IS MADE OF KINGWOOD AND FURNISHED WITH GILT ORMOLUTHE ORMOLU IS IF FABULOUS QUALITY.THE CASKET HAS A DOMED LID WITH AN ORNATE FLORAL CARTOUCHE,AND EACH OF THE EIGHT SIDES HAS A SCROLLED ORMOLU FOOT.
THE INTERIOR RETAINS ITS ORIGINAL MID BLUE MOIRE SILK LINING.
THE NAME VERVELLE PARIS IS SIGNED ONTHE BRASS PLATE ABOVE THE LOCK.THE KEY IS PRESENT.THE BRASS HINGE IS ORIGINAL AD WORKS PERFECTLY.IT MEASURES 9 INCHES IN DIAMETER AND STANDS 5 1/4 IN HEIGHT.
EXCELLENT
AUCTION HOUSE IN PARIS
Dimensions
External Width 5.30 inch (13.46 cm)
External Depth 9.00 inch (22.86 cm)
Weight 1348.00g (43.34oz t)
Stock Code
89
Medium
GILT ORMOLU WOOD
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SIGNED
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