Dimensions:W: 18cm (7.1")H: 10cm (3.9")D: 12cm (4.7")
Antique Signed Tahan Paris, Pietra Dura Jewellery Casket Box and Original Key.
Stunning Box with 7 Pietra Dura Panels each Decorated with Beautiful Hard Stones, each Panel Depicting Flowers.
High Quality Dore Bronze Mounts
Very Good Condition.
The Pietra Dura
Inside Original Cushioned in Red Velvet, Ideal to Put Jewellery In.
All Very High Quality
Alphonse Tahan (1830-1880)
The firm 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.
His son, Jean-Pierre-Alexandre Tahan continued the legacy of his father, and his business in Paris was celebrated for its imaginative, exhibition-quality work.
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