RARE PALAIS ROYAL ORMOLU + MOTHER OF PEARL MUSIC BOX / JEWEL BOX

GBP 12,500.00

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Object Description

A rare and unusual Palais Royal gilded ormolu and Mother of Pearl music box, in the form of a cherub playing a harp, a velvet lined drawer for jewelery, a cherub seated on a stool while playing the Harp, hooks hanging from the Harp to hold rings, necklaces or braclets. Circa 1810

For collectors of thimbles needlework tools, and needlework boxes some of the most beautiful and sought-after pieces are known collectively as ‘Palais Royal’. The name refers to the Palace in Paris, built for Cardinal Richelieu in 1629. It was originally known as Palais Cardinal but on the death of Richelieu it passed into the ownership of the French royal family.

Batch 65

Object Details

  • dimensions
    W:18 x H:28 x D:12 centimeters
  • period
  • country
  • year
    1810

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