Small tortoise-shell and silver box, 18th Century


Small red tortoise-shell plated box, silver angle appliques on lid and key locks with engraved vegetation decoration. Lid inset with ivory miniature with putti decoration, one paper mâché compartment inset with two mirrors and one engraving.

18th Century

Height: 5,5 cm (2 in.) - Width: 7 cm (2-3/4 in.) - Depth: 58 cm (22-3/4 in.)

Accidents on tortoise shell, ivory miniature and engraving added later. Missing key.

Provenance :

  • Items quantity:  1
  • Expertissim Reference: 2013110524