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Five (5) decorative bronze and brass items: Dresser box, coin bracelet, incense burner, animal form cigar cutter, and Napoleon I bronze campaign medal. 1st item: Neo Gothic cast bronze dresser boxwith relief panels representing a story of star crossed lovers. Hinged lid features figures in arched tracery patterns with foliate decorations and fleur de lis to handle; hinged latch to rectangular escutcheon, and four (4) trefoil pierced bracket feet. Red velvet to interior. Includes a handwritten letter on Mission House Stockbridge, Massachusetts stationary stating that the box is a copy of an ivory box from the National Museum in Munich, Germany and explains the story representedby the figures, plus a typed copy of the handwritten letter's contents. 4 1/2" H x 8 5/8" W x 4 5/8" D. 19th century. 2nd item: Silver tone chain bracelet comprised of four (4) 1942 Indian King George VI One Rupee silver coins. Profile of King George VI with lettering, obverse, lettering surroundedby foliate decorations, reverse. Edges reeded with a groove. Bracelet chains are unmarked. Coins: 30.50mm, .500 purity, .375 troy ounces each, 1.5 troy ounces total. Bracelet: 1.640 total troy ounces including chain links. 7 1/2" L. 3rd-4th items: Two (2) Middle Eastern brass items, including one (1) incenseburner with embossed script and scrolling decorations with painted accents and one (1) animal form cigar cutter. Ranging in size from 3 1/4" to 7 1/4" L. 5th item: 1857 Saint Helena Napoleon I bronze campaign medal, designed byAlbert Desire Barre (French, 1818-1878). Depicts the bust of Napoleon I surrounded by lettering, obverse, additional lettering, reverse, allsurrounded by a laurel wreath tied with a bow at the bottom. 2 1/2" L. Note:The Saint Helena Medal was was established in 1857 by a decree of emperor Napoleon III to recognize participation in the campaigns led by emperor Napoleon I. CONDITION: All items in overall good condition with tarnish, oxidation, surface scratches. 1st item: Does not retain key. Velvet is not secure to interior of box. 3rd-4th items: Break to one hinge on incenseburner.