Extraordinary Charles X Circa 1820 ‘Bulle de Savon’ Opaline Glass
Dimensions:W: 11.5cm (4.5")H: 12.5cm (4.9")D: 9cm (3.5")
Extraordinary Charles X Circa 1820 ‘Bulle de Savon’ Opaline Glass ‘Bombe’ Casket with Dore Bronze Feet.
Straight Horizontal Ribs Alternating with Cross Hatching Decorate the Body and a Fluted Starburst Adorns Each Side.
The Gilded Dore Mounts are Intricately Sculpted with Small Flowers and Two Lion Heads Decorate the Sides of the Box.
The Keyhole is Embellished with a Double Cornucopia of Flowers.
The Box Rests on Two Dore Bronze Feet Each Depicting A Pair of Winged Classical Creatures.
'Bulle de Savon' Opaline Glass Glows Fiery Red When Put Up to the Light.
One of the Best Boxes I have Seen.
Superb Quality !
All in Perfect Condition. Circa 1860