This miniature French antique jewellery box, in the form of a cylinder, dates from around 1810. It has been sculpted from a single piece of Cuban Mahogany, and then sawn in half to make up the main section and the lid. The wood has then been hollowed out for the interior to be fitted. The box is finished with a brass front plate and central shield.
The interior of the box is lined and ruched with green velvet. ... READ more READ less