19th Century French Gilded Bronze Casket Withsgn. Enamel On/copper Portrait

   Marvelous 19th century French bronze ormolu casket. Oval in shape with a lovely enamel over copper signed portrait in the center of the lid. The lady is facing to your left, on her dark brown hair is an iridescent glow from the painted leafing. Lifting the lid to show a burgundy velvet lined box. You will notice too, that this has bun feet, very unusual for small boxes. So apropos of the Louis XVI styling, with all the bows, scrolls & leaf designs. This is in superb condition no dents, dings. This measures 5" wide side to side x 3.5" deep front to back, it stands 1.5" high up ...
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