ANTIQUE GILT BRONZE JEWELRY BOX CASKET RELIEF - For Sale

ANTIQUE GILT BRONZE JEWELRY BOX CASKET RELIEF
Price: $1000.00
19th century gilt bronze jewelry box or casket with sculpted relief scenes depicting industry. Probably French. 5 3/8inches long; 3inches wide; 2 5/8inches high. Stands on 4 legs. Exceptional relief sculpture on all sides and top of the casket. Each scene depicts heroic figures pursueing an act of industry. Some work machinery, some plant, water, graft, carry baskets, work in fields, ride carts. Unusually rich background detail of trees, fruit, baskets. The top depicts a youth riding one horse, another reigned with it. The horses rear through a landscape of trees and bushes, houses and high walls in the background. The figures are almost 3-dimentional and the moulding is highly detailed and naturalistic. Beaded border. Inside is lined in it''s original green velvet. Original KEY with openwork lion. The very best quality workmanship. Richest gilding. Engraved mark underneath. Good condition: no damage of any sort. Status: For Sale Reference#: 1161 Condition: See Description Year: See Description

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Brenda Ginsberg Art & Antiques
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Email : antiques@brendaGinsberg.com
Phone : 954-415-0622

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