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This listing is for a 19th century French brass jewel or dresser box with guilloche enameling and a hand painted watercolor portrait of Bacchus. The box measures 2 by 4 3/4 by 3 1/4 inches or 5 by 12 by 8 cm.The box is engraved brass with blue guilloche enamel on the cover and marquetry at the corners.The cover has a hand painted watercolor portrait of a young Bacchus holding a tray of fruit and flowers for his followers. The interior of the box is lined with wood, the cover is hinged at the back with a scalloped handle at the front. The enameling is cobalt blue and accents the piece nicely.

Condition

The box is in overall very good condition, some minor pinholes to the enamel at the corners and darkening to the brass, all age appropriate

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19C French Engraved Brass Jewel Box w/ Guilloche Enamel

Estimate $800 - $1,000Feb 25, 2019