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Mid-19th Century Wooden Coffer Inlaid with Mother-of-Pearl



Sizeable rectangular, wooden coffer with its key. The blackened wood is inlaid with mother-of-pearl and brass. The lid and the main face of the box are richly decorated with gilded rinceau, flowers, and scrolling vegetation. The interior is lined with light-beige velvet, circa 1860 Dimension: W 13 in x D 9.1in x H 5.1in. Dimension: L 33cm x P 23cm x H 13cm.


  • Dimensions
    Height: 5.12 in. (13 cm)Width: 13 in. (33 cm)Depth: 9.06 in. (23 cm)
  • Style
    Napoleon III (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1860
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    Paris, FR
  • Reference Number
    Seller: 43031stDibs: LU2065318307862

Shipping & Returns

  • Shipping
    Rates vary by destination and complexity. We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Ships From: Montesson, France
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 14 days of delivery.

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About the Seller
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Located in Paris, France
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