Magnificent Napoleon III Dore Bronze Repoussé Box

Magnificent Napoleon III Dore Bronze Repoussé Box

Code: 12965


W: 32cm (12.6")H: 10cm (3.9")D: 10cm (3.9")


Magnificent French Dore Bronze Repoussé Box Decorated with Finely Cast Rocaille Work and Classical Figures.

Rocaille Motif is Characterized by Sinuous Foliate Forms Inspired by Nature (Shells, Rocks, Foliage and Scroll Motifs).

The Inside is Lined in Velvet and it Includes the Original Key.

It Sits on Four Feet.

It's an Amazing Box !

Repoussé is a metalworking technique in which a malleable metal is shaped by hammering from the reverse side to create a design in low relief. Chasing or embossing is a similar technique in which the piece is hammered on the front side, sinking the metal.