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Antique French Tahan Champlevé Jewellery Box


Code: 12742


W: 17cm (6.7")H: 8cm (3.1")D: 10cm (3.9")

Antique French Tahan Champlevé Jewellery Box in Turquoise, Rose Pink and Green. 

The Panels are Domed like Cushions and Set under the Dore Bronze Frame. 

Original Deep-Buttoned Silk Lined Interior and Decorative Acanthus Scroll Feet.

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.

Includes Key