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Gorgeous Antique French Palais Royal Sarcophagus Shaped Sewing or Work Box
Gorgeous-Antique-French-Palais-Royal-Sarcophagus-Shaped-Sewing-or-Work-Box
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Ended:
Aug 01, 2013
Price:
US $995.00
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$18.65 Expedited Shipping | See details
Item location:
San Marcos, California, United States

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300654768363
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Last updated on  Jun 28, 2013 14:54:17 PDT  View all revisions

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Gorgeous Antique French Palais Royal Sarcophagus Shaped Sewing or Work Box












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Wonderful and rare antique French Napoleon III era Palais Royal sewing or work box, an elegant sarcophagus shaped casket in fruit wood with marcasite or faceted steel jewels and original interior! Beautiful! Just the shape of the box is masterful, the decoration is an early form of pique and resulting from the array of varying sized steel studs or onlays. Mirror under the lid, tan or cream silk in the base, steel handle on top and ball feet below. A paper label on the base reads "DOY, Se Vend Chez, Rue du Grand Chene, No. 26, Lausanne". A beautiful piece, fit for a museum!


Very good condition. There are a few small pieces of the darker wood edging missing, the largest on the rear left corner. Only one small chip to the fruit wood veneer on the upper right corner of the front. The inside would surely have had an upper fitted tray for sewing implements but no longer. All original hardware & lock but missing the key. See pictures for measurements.



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