DescriptionA NAPOLEON III BOULLE AND GILT GLASS CAVE A LIQUEUR, circa 1865
9-1/8 x 10 x 7-1/4 inches (23.2 x 25.4 x 18.4 cm)
The cave a liqueur with brass and painted faux tortoiseshell boullework to the top and the serpentine front, front lifting to reveal two liqueur decanters with stoppers and 10 liqueur stems with gilt foliate decoration, within the fitted interior.
Chips and missing flakes throughout the liqueur stems, expected rubbing of gilt finish, craquelure throughout the faux tortoishell slight lifting of the brass to the front, loss of venner to the edges of the fron, otherwise with surface wear commensurate with age.
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