Category Archives: french

French Antique Nap III Writing Slope with2 Inkwells/Working Lock & Key 1850s

Have nothing in your houses that you do not consider to be beautiful or useful. French Antique Nap III Writing Slope w/2 Inkwells/Working Lock & Key 1850s. A French writing slope from the 1850s in varnished mahogany, with two brass cap glass replacement inkwells from the 1900s, a brass inlay on the top lid and […]

French Little fragancy Box in Boulle marquetry 19th Napoleon III period perfect

Little fragancy box in Boulle Marquetry. Inlay all Sides , it gives a nice contrast with maquetry. 3 original crystal pots gilding in perfect condition. Width: 12,5 cm depth: 7 cm height: 10 cm. The item “French Little fragancy Box in Boulle marquetry 19th Napoleon III period perfect” is in sale since Tuesday, February 26, […]

Old French chewed lacquered cardboard jewelry box, painted orchids, Napoleon III

But the key is not present. The item “Old French chewed lacquered cardboard jewelry box, painted orchids, Napoleon III” is in sale since Sunday, May 5, 2019. This item is in the category “Antiques\Woodenware\Boxes”. The seller is “brocnard” and is located in chape. This item can be shipped worldwide. Style/ Period: Art Nouveau Product: Boxes […]

Old French mache cardboard box, Glove box painted orchids, Napoleon III

It serves as a box of gloves. Long by 3,5 inches. Another similar square box for handkerchiefs is available. The ad is for one box. The item “Old French mache cardboard box, Glove box painted orchids, Napoleon III” is in sale since Sunday, May 5, 2019. This item is in the category “Antiques\Decorative Arts\Woodenware\Other Antique […]

French Napoleon III jewelry box, brass and blue cabochons, silk interior

Superb old box, rectangular. Decor golden brass and blue cabochons. The interior is padded with blue silk but damaged. Dimensions: 4.5 inches by 2.5 inches. Height: 2.5 inches. Beautiful authentic box in good condition despite a little use. The item “French Napoleon III jewelry box, brass and blue cabochons, silk interior” is in sale since […]

Old French mache cardboard box, painted orchids, Napoleon III

Another similar rectangular box for gloves is available. The ad is for one box. The item “Old French mache cardboard box, painted orchids, Napoleon III” is in sale since Monday, April 1, 2019. This item is in the category “Antiques\Decorative Arts\Woodenware\Other Antique Woodenware”. The seller is “brocnard” and is located in Archigny. This item can […]

French Antique Napoleon III Gants Box withBoulle Inlay. Elegant Corporate Gift

From around 1850 to 1880 it was quite fashionable in France/Paris for well dressed ladies and gentlemen to wear expensive kid leather or crocheted lace gloves. It followed that such lovely and expensive gloves needed a means of safely storing them and skilled craftsmen began making elegant and very expensive boxes for that purpose. Called […]

French Little Box for jelwelry in Boulle marquetry 19th Napoleon III period

Little box in Boulle Marquetry. Sides and back are tortoiseshell marquetry. Width: 5.5 cm depth: 7.5 cm height: 4 cm. Inside : 4 cm x cm. The item “French Little Box for jelwelry in Boulle marquetry 19th Napoleon III period” is in sale since Sunday, January 20, 2019. This item is in the category “Antiques\Decorative […]

French Antique Ecritoire Writing Box Napoleon III Blache of Lyon-Writer Gift

Some of our most loved antiques are these French “ecritoire” or writing boxes. They give a lesson on the human need to express caring elegantly using the written word and hint of something we might well revive in modern times. This is a stunning French Antique Napoleon III Writing Box made by A. Blache of […]

French Antique Glove’Gants Box Napoleon III Brass Boulle and Stringing Inlay

The old French Glove or “Gants” Boxes are ones we always watch for in our trips to Paris. They are not common but once in a while we find one and are able to obtain it. We found this one in a Paris Antiques market and, although it has some flaws, we were thrilled to […]