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    antique french palais royale gilded bronze jewellery casket, c 1820 19th c

    Antique Antique French Palais Royale gilded bronze jewellery casket, C 1820 19th C
    • Antique Antique French Palais Royale gilded bronze jewellery casket, C 1820 19th C
    • Antique Antique French Palais Royale gilded bronze jewellery casket, C 1820 19th C
    • Antique Antique French Palais Royale gilded bronze jewellery casket, C 1820 19th C
    • Antique Antique French Palais Royale gilded bronze jewellery casket, C 1820 19th C
    • Antique Antique French Palais Royale gilded bronze jewellery casket, C 1820 19th C
    • Antique Antique French Palais Royale gilded bronze jewellery casket, C 1820 19th C
    • Antique Antique French Palais Royale gilded bronze jewellery casket, C 1820 19th C
    • Antique Antique French Palais Royale gilded bronze jewellery casket, C 1820 19th C
    • Antique Antique French Palais Royale gilded bronze jewellery casket, C 1820 19th C
    • Antique Antique French Palais Royale gilded bronze jewellery casket, C 1820 19th C
    • Antique Antique French Palais Royale gilded bronze jewellery casket, C 1820 19th C
    • Antique Antique French Palais Royale gilded bronze jewellery casket, C 1820 19th C
    • Antique Antique French Palais Royale gilded bronze jewellery casket, C 1820 19th C
    • Antique Antique French Palais Royale gilded bronze jewellery casket, C 1820 19th C
    • Antique Antique French Palais Royale gilded bronze jewellery casket, C 1820 19th C
    • Antique Antique French Palais Royale gilded bronze jewellery casket, C 1820 19th C

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    This is a beautiful antique French Palais Royale gilded bronze ormolu jewellery casket, Circa 1820 in date.

     
    Thesides are decorated with armorial panels, scrolled acanthus leaves and floral vases. The hinged lid is set with a large circular signed portrait painting. The hinged lid opening to reveal the original silk lined interior with an inset bevelled mirror panel. The casket is raised onon elegant cast toupie feet and is complete with working lock and the oriiginal key.
     
    A truly beautiful example which is functional as well as being highly decorative.
     

    Condition:
     
    In excellent condition. As an antique item, the casket show signs of use commensurate with age, these minor condition issues are mentioned for accuracy and, as seen in the accompanying photographs, the casket displays beautifully.
     
     
     
     
    Dimensions in cm:
     
    Height 12 x Width 24 x Depth 17
     
    Dimensions in inches:
     
    Height 5 inches x Width 9 inches x Depth 7 inches
     

    Our reference: A1732
    Palais Royale
     
    In the mid 1800s the best souvenirs from Paris were found in the boutiques of the famed Palais Royal of Paris, which is the old palace of Cardinal Richelieu. The boutiques lined the promenade of the central gardens, and the area was host to Royals, dignitaries, the posh societies of times past. The treasures from the Palais Royal remain today some of the most sought after antiques to be found.
     
    Ormolu - Gilt Bronze(from French 'or moulu', signifying ground or pounded gold) is an 18th-century English term for applying finely ground, high-caratgoldin amercuryamalgamto an object ofbronze.The mercury is driven off in akilnleaving behind a gold-coloured veneerknown as'gilt bronze'.
     
    The manufacture of true ormolu employs a process known as mercury-gilding orfire-gilding, in which a solution ofnitrate of mercuryis applied to a piece ofcopper,brass, or bronze, followed by the application of anamalgamof gold and mercury. The item was then exposed to extreme heat until the mercury burned off and the gold remained, adhered to the metal object.
     
    After around 1830 because legislation had outlawed the use of mercury other techniques were used instead.Electroplatingis the most common modern technique. Ormolu techniques are essentially the same as those used onsilver, to producesilver-gilt..

    Width (cm):
    24
    Height (cm):
    12
    Depth (cm):
    17
    Price: £2,050.00

    Please note that this price may NOT include delivery charges which the seller may charge extra for.

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    Regent Antiques Limited

    We are one of the UK's premier furniture dealers and have been trading in London for three decades. We specialise in English and Continental furniture, silver, porcelain, and decorative items both antique and contemporary. We exhibit our collection in classy showrooms in our large warehouse very close to the centre of London.

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    318 Green Lanes
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    N4 1BX
    UNITED KINGDOM
    T: 02088099605
    E: info@regentantiques.com
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