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Antique Domed Coffret, Sharkskin, Shagreen Covered Domed Casket, Ironbound
French, circa 1700
Extremely rare casket on ball feet, iron strapwork, double hasp lock, silk damask interior


Antique Domed Coffret, Sharkskin, Shagreen Covered Domed Casket, Ironbound
French, circa 1700, entire view

A magnificent French dome-topped coffret; boarded oak chest covered in shagreen and bound
with decorative iron straps, corners, feet and handle…there are five hinges. The lid is fitted with a
delicate swing handle, the front features a heart shape sprung lock retaining key; box is raised on
original pear shape iron feet. Goods of all types were stored in boxes and coffrets protecting items in the
home and providing light weight traveling cases on journeys. This small container likely intended to hold
rings, brooches, and other jewels or trinkets. Ex collection of Frits Philips.
(Fine original condition; Height: 4.75"; width: 7"; depth: 3.5")


Antique Domed Coffret, Sharkskin, Shagreen Covered Domed Casket, Ironbound
French, circa 1700, angle view 1

Antique Domed Coffret, Sharkskin, Shagreen Covered Domed Casket, Ironbound
French, circa 1700, open view

Antique Domed Coffret, Sharkskin, Shagreen Covered Domed Casket, Ironbound
French, circa 1700, angle view 2

Antique Domed Coffret, Sharkskin, Shagreen Covered Domed Casket, Ironbound
French, circa 1700, back view

$10,500.00

605-120




Neoclassical Inlaid Dome top Work Box
Date/Period: Circa 1800


Neoclassical Inlaid Dome top Work Box, entire view

Measurement: 11.5” x 8.25” x 8”

Material: Satinwood and pine, brass handles

Condition: Good

Additional Information: Georgian Box with drawer with contrasting figured wood edge
banding and inlayed oval panels. The drawer with lock is of dovetail joinery, case is on
compressed ball feet, drawer lied with thin salmon colored paper and traces remain

$985.00

659-196


Neoclassical Inlaid Dome top Work Box, entire view 2




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