A Rare And Very Large Ormolu Agate Box, France Circa 1840.

$2,500

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Description

A fanciful, rare and very large ormolu agate box, each stone panel framed with intricate and colorful brass and 
enamel decoration. The large butterfly shaped brass and enamel escutcheon 
framed by two columns with two similar corresponding columns on the back
side. Faceted edged stone on the very top, original working lock and original key, 
and gilt interior trim. The stone itself is finely grained and warm colored, France circa 1840.

height: 4 in. 10 cm., width: 5.5 in. 14 cm., depth: 4.5 in. 11.5 cm.

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Consistent with age and use; very good vintage condition; wear to paint and metal.