Large Antique French Dore Bronze Jewellery Casket Box Decorated with Champlevé Enamelling on the Lid.
It has 4 Dore Bronze Scroll Feet.
Original Deep-Buttoned Silk Lined Interior.
Champlevé is an Enamelling Technique in which Cells are Carved, Etched, or Cast into the Surface of a Metal Object and Filled with Vitreous Enamel.
The Piece is then Fired until the Enamel Fuses and when Cooled the Surface of the Object is Polished.
The Uncarved Portions of the Original Surface Remain Visible as a Frame for the Enamel Design.