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Antique French Jewellery Box - circa 1860 France

Width 9.00inch [22.86cm]
Height 4.25inch [10.79cm]
Depth 6.50inch [cm]
Medium Wood, Brass
Description Antique French Jewellery Box by Tahan, its veneered in stunning Kingwood with beautiful bronze mounts with ornate feet and escutcheon.

The interior of this exquisite french jewellery box is lined in a rich maroon velvet and silk paper and features a removable tray with four padded compartments with a single large compartment underneath which is perfect for storing those precious items.

The top of the lock mechanism is marked: "TAHAN PARIS"

Alphonse Tahan (1830-1880) was the official ébéniste de l'Empereur or master cabinet maker to Emperor Napoleon III and his wife, the Empress Eugénie. Known for her beauty and impeccable taste, the Empress Eugene enjoyed the reputation as a trend setter and favored the workshop Tahan. Tahan Fabricant was located at 30 Rue de La Paix from 1849 and subsequently from 1878 at Boulevard des Italiens. His work was exhibited at The London Crystal Palace Exhibition in 1851 and the Paris Exposition Universelle in 1855, and on both occasions were awarded medals. His work exhibits such quality and is in high demand by collectors and enthusiasts alike. Not only did he produce furniture, but also small articles, such beautiful wooden boxes and fine bronze jewellery caskets.

All our items come with authentication certificate with image, as well as our latest catalogue, how to look after your antique booklet, care instructions and separate invoice for insurance purposes. On top of this our items come with 14 day no quibble money back guarantee and are all fully insured for when shipping.

Shipping Cost:
UK £25
Europe £45
US £65
Rest of World £85

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Status SOLD
Stock Code Ref: ACE dibs
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