French miniature tortoiseshell table bijouterie cabinet, c. 1900.
French miniature table bijouterie cabinet, c. 1900. The tortoiseshell veneered, Louis XV style, bombe shaped cabinet, set upon ormolu, rococo scroll legs. Having a working lock, and key; the key plate in the form of of twin dolphins.
The shaped, hinged lid, set with a bevelled edge glass, within a ribbed brass bezel.
Opening to reveal a printed lining, of a courting shepherd and shepherdess, in 18th Century attire, at a statue of Cupid, in a garden setting.
Height: 16.5 cm, 6 1/2”.
Width: 23.5 cm, 9 1/4”.
Depth: 17 cm, 6 3/4”.
Condition: No damage. No repair.