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Magnificent Large Antique French Dore Bronze Repoussé Box


Code: 13657


W: 20cm (7.9")H: 11cm (4.3")D: 14cm (5.5")

Magnificent Large Antique French Dore Bronze Repoussé Box Decorated with Finely Cast Children Playing Musical Instruments,  Flowers and Bows.

The Sides Decorated with Baskets of Flowers and Musical Instruments.

The Front with Portrait Heads of Children and Flowers.

The Back with Swags of Flowers and Bows.

The Inside in Original Pale Blue Deep Button Silk Interior (Perfect - No Staining).

It Includes a Key (Not in Working Order).

It Sits on Four Cabriole Feet.

Very Heavy.

Dore Bronze Gilding in Prefect Condition.

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.