Lot 557

A FRENCH NOVELTY JEWELLERY CASKET, A TOLE PEINTE BOX AND FURTHER ITEMS (5)

19th Century & Later

Estimate: £100 - £200
Hammer price: £140
Bidding ended. Lot has been sold.

The gilt-metal and glass casket formed as a chair with a silk lined button back interior, 22cm high; a tole peinte cigarette box, the cover with a landscape bridge crossing scene, 13.5cm wide; a cased French bronze canine society medallion; a leather bound jewellery box with five charms and a group of Chinese pottery figures housed under a glass dome (5)

Condition report:

- Jewellery casket shows wear to the gilt plating and has worn through to the base metal in areas, the silk lining is frayed and torn, front left leg is misshapen and the hinged cover is bent 

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