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Antique 1800s brass wood veneer Napoleon III French smoking cigarette box boulle

Up for sale is a nice quality antique 19th century handmade Napoleon III French wooden smoking box. It’s made out of an ebony colored veneered wood and embellished with a boulle accent on the slightly domed lid. It has inlaid brass decor, mounted brass trim and a spring loaded button style lock on the front. […]

Antique French Napoleon III Marquetry Jewelry or Gloves Box

Antique French gloves box. An elaborately inlaid marquetry of exotic woods and materials of the time, superb quality of construction. Measures : 12 1/4X4 1/4″ -height : 3 1/4″ 3 chips please look pictures , the key is lost. THE PICTURES ARE PART OF THE DESCRIPTION See photos and look my other items. The item […]

Antique French Brass Inlaid Wood Box, Napoleon III Period

ANTIQUE FRENCH WOOD, BRASS, MOTHER OF PEARL MARQUETRY BOX, NAPOLEON III ERA, 1860 YEARS. BRASS ORNEMENT AROUND THE LID. IT S IN VERY GOOD CONDITION, WITHOUT CRACK, CHIP OR REPAIR, WE MUST JUST TO NOTE, FEW TINY TRACES OF USE. MEASURES:HEIGHT:3,7″ INCHES OR 9,5 CENTIMETERS, LENGTH:12,2″ INCHES OR 31,1 CM, WIDTH:4 INCHES OR 10,3 CM. […]

Antique George III Solid Mahogany Tea Caddy with Brass Hardware & Updated Interior

Antique George III Solid Mahogany Tea Caddy. Has had some restorations. The outside wood is in very nice condition. One part of the legs on the back was replaced. The outside hardware is original. The lid is slightly askew from warping. The interior hinges and lock are replacements. They are old parts, but not original […]

Antique French Napoleon III Empire Gilt Bronze Ormolu Wood Jewelry

Ladies and Gentlemen, we are pleased to offer this week. Antique French Napoleon III Empire Gilt Bronze Ormolu Wood Jewelry. Missing a small piece of bronze from the hand of one muse! SIZE- 15.5cmx10cm x 5 cm. Please, be sure to view all photos carefully as. They are included as part of the item description! […]

Antique French Box, Napoleon III Era Casket with Kingwood, Brass Boulle & Pearl

Antique French Box, Napoleon III Era Casket with Kingwood, Brass Boulle & MOP, Stringing. All items and photos are the express property of Antiques & Uncommon Treasure. No reproduction without prior written consent. We’ll be sending out sale notices and special deals to our’Favorites’ customers. Antique French Napoleon III era c. 1850-70 or mid-Victorian era […]

Napoleon III French Antique Glove or Gants Box withBoulle MOP Inlays

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 safe storage and skilled craftsmen began making elegant and very expensive boxes for that purpose. Called “Gants” […]

Antique French Wood, Brass Mother Of Pearl Inlaid Jewel Box, Napoleon III Period

ANTIQUE FRENCH WOOD, BRASS, MOTHER OF PEARL MARQUETRY JEWEL BOX, NAPOLEON III ERA, 1860 YEARS. BRASS ORNEMENT AROUND THE LID. IT S IN VERY GOOD CONDITION, WITHOUT CRACK, CHIP OR REPAIR, WE MUST JUST TO NOTE, FEW TINY TRACES OF USE. MEASURES:HEIGHT:1,5″ INCH OR 4 CENTIMETERS, LENGTH:4,4″ INCHES OR 11,3 CM, WIDTH:2,6 INCHES OR 6,7 […]

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 […]

English George III Triple-Slope Captain’s Antique Writing Box Desk, circa 1800

GEORGE III MAHOGANY CAMPAIGN TRIPLE-SLOPE CAPTAIN. Retaining almost entirely original fittings, this fine box is mounted by lacquered brass guarding the corners and lending strength to the joinery. These were intended for active and regular use, though the present example was preserved carefully and remains in very fine condition other than some light shrinkage in […]