716 Sold Antique French Ormolu Kingwood Sevres Casket Jewelry Box by Vervelle Audot Paris

Fine Example of a Signed French Ormolu Mounted Well Grained Kingwood Jewellery Casket or Table Box of large proportions made in France by renowned furniture makers Vervelle Audot. Third quarter of the Nineteenth Centiry. 

The main outer body with twin carrying handles, 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 is raised on four highly ornate chisel cast ormolu supports.  

Condition: Superb condition for such an early piece, complete with original working lock and key, some light staining to moire silk lining inside. The entire ormolu mounts have been professionally re-gold plated, wonderful surface patination to kingwood areas. 

Width: (entire as shown image one, an impressive) 17” (43cm). Depth: (at base) 12” (30.5cm). Height: (entire) 6.5” (16.5cm).  

Item Sold