Lot 1

French Gilt Bronze Jewelry Box with Mother of Pearl Inlay

Estimate: $400 - $600

Bid Increments

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$0 $25
$100 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $200
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000

19th century, hinged lid with central panel in relief depicting city scene, surrounded by enamel scrollwork and mother of pearl inlay, underside stamped "France/Ovington/New York/Chicago", opening to embroidered fabric lined interior, foliate and scroll decorated bronze exterior, 2-5/8 x 7-1/8 x 6-1/8 in.

Provenance: Private Florida Collection


slight loss and rubbing to gilt bronze, surface accretion, lacking key, rising to fabric lining

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Private Florida Collection