SOLD! for $649.00.
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Louis XVI style bronze and tortoise shell box with shaped sides and hinged top, centered by an oval porcelain Sevres-style plaque painted with a cherub (2 1/2" x 2 1/4"), and decorated with scroll, swag and floral spray bronze mounts and copper nails. Interior lined with silk. Cast bronze shaped mounts to sides and base with four acanthus leaf feet. Tortoise shell base. 3 1/8" H x 8 1/4" W x 6 1/4" D. French, 19th century. Provenance: Private Knoxville, TN collection. CONDITION: Cracks and fading to top. Some copper nails missing. Interior lining likely not original. Some drying and approximately 7 cracks to base.