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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 […]

Large Antique Napoleon III French 16 Jardiniere or Plant Box Bronze

Charming Lighting, Tableware & Antiques. À la Française since 2001. Selected for you, to live every moment. At home in a unique way. Elegant & rare antique French Napoleon III era c. 16 jardiniere or plant box. There are only a handful of names that ring out when speaking of fine old Napoleon III French […]

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 […]

Antique French Brass Inlaid Wood 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:3,5″ INCHES OR 9 CENTIMETERS, LENGTH:10,6″ INCHES OR 27,1 CM, WIDTH:8,5 INCHES OR 21,7 […]

Large Antique Napoleon III French 16 Jardiniere or Plant Box Bronze

Charming Lighting, Tableware & Antiques. À la Française since 2001. Selected for you, to live every moment. At home in a unique way. Elegant & rare antique French Napoleon III era c. 16 jardiniere or plant box. There are only a handful of names that ring out when speaking of fine old Napoleon III French […]

Antique TAHAN PARIS Casket Box by Master Cabinet Maker for Emperor Napoleon III

A Rare Antique 19th Century French Casket / Jewelry Box by TAHAN of Paris. Bottom feet are included into measurements : length= 8 7/8″ x width= 6 1/2″ x height= 5. Lock is in place but does not have a key. One (1) foot has been repaired you can see from the bottom. Possibly has […]

Antique French Ebonized Wood, Inlaid Brass Jewel Box, Napoleon III Period

ANTIQUE FRENCH EBONIZED WOOD AND INLAID BRASS 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 TRACES OF USE. THE LOCK IS IN GOOD WORKING ORDER. MEASURES:HEIGHT:1,5″ INCH OR 4 CENTIMETERS, LENGTH:3,3″ INCHES OR 8,5 […]

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 […]

Antique Napoleon III 16 Jardiniere or Plant Box, Beautiful Kingwood Marquetry

Antique Napoleon III French 16 Jardiniere or Plant Box, Beautiful Kingwood Marquetry Inlay. 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. Elegant & rare antique French Napoleon III era c. 1850-80s 15 […]

Antique French Inlaid Wood Brass Sewing Box, Napoleon III Period

SUPERB ANTIQUE FRENCH INLAID EBONIZED WOOD, BRASS SEWING BOX, NAPOLEON III ERA, 1860 YEARS. GILT BRONZE ORNEMENT AROUND THE LID. IT S IN VERY GOOD CONDITION, WITHOUT CRACK OR CHIP, WE MUST JUST TO NOTE, A SMALL RESTORATION ON THE FAUX TURTOISE SHELL (LEFT CORNER OF THE LID), PHOTO 12, AND TINY TRACES OF USE. […]