Antique French Victorian White Opaline Glass Bronze Ormolu Bird Jewel Casket Box
Antique French Victorian White Opaline Glass Bronze Ormolu Bird Jewel Casket Box. Today we are delighted to offer for sale a rare and beautiful antique French Opaline glass jewelry box!
Opaline glass has been beloved by collectors since the 19th century for its beauty and allure. This exquisite piece, from the French Second Empire, is beautifully crafted and detailed.The box features a rectangular ribbed body crafted of white opaque Opaline glass. The piece is heavy (2lbs) and is richly mounted with gilt ormolu mounts featuring a delicate geometrical design and whimsical three-dimensional love bird handle. The seamless glass is of high-quality that cannot be found or manufactured today. Box presents beautifully and is in very good antique condition, with minor display wear and patina commensurate with age. The right edge of lid has a small chip on bottom. Ormolu mounts have minor tarnish/oxidation. Please review all photos before purchasing. This elegant and wonderful box will make a fine addition to any Opaline glass collection... Dimensions: 5-1/4" in length, 3-1/2" in depth, 3 in height. Item(s) will be professionally packed to prevent damage in transit. Feel welcome to message us with further questions or requests for more images, and thank you for looking! Your satisfaction is important to us. It will be our pleasure to leave you great feedback in return! (adjacent to I-95, exit 30, in historic Pawtucket, RI) is the highest volume antiques mall in the American Northeast! We are a magnet for rare and unusual items! AUCTIONS are listed with NO RESERVES. Be sure to watch for periodic SALES and Price Reductions! Thanks for looking and check back often!
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- Color: White
- Country/Region of Origin: France
- Material: Glass
- Object Type: Box
- Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
- Style: Second Empire
- Type of Glass: Opaline