086 Sold Antique French Ormolu Kingwood Sevres Casket Jewelry Box Attrib. Vervelle

Fine Example of a French Ormolu Mounted Well Grained Kingwood Jewellery Casket or Table Box of large proportions made in France and firmly attributed to renowned furniture makers Vervelle Audot. Third quarter of the Nineteenth Century. 

The main outer body of serpentine outline with slight dome hinged cover and a central soft paste porcelain Sevres hand painted plaque within a lavish cast ormolu surround. This magnificent casket ends on a shaped base with lavish cast ormolu mount.  

Condition: Superb condition for such an early piece, complete with original working lock and key, some light staining to dark red velvet lining inside. The entire ormolu mounts are in nice untouched condition, wonderful surface patination to kingwood areas. The lid closes firmly however please view final image as the sides of lid do not meet the lower area. 

Width: (entire image one) 13.75” (35cm). Depth (base) 11.25” (29cm) Height 5.75” (14.5cm)  

Item Sold