Beautiful Antique French Velvet Trinket Box - Bon Bon Box F Marquis Paris 19th C
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Beautiful Antique French Velvet Trinket Box - Bon Bon Box F Marquis Paris 19th C:
Divine antique French treasures &belle brocante
from beyond the gates of Le Petit Chateau.BEAUTIFUL ANTIQUE FRENCH VELVET TRINKET BOX - BON BON BOX F MARQUIS PARIS 19th C Please scroll down for more pictures.
This is a beautiful antique French bon bon box dates from the late 1800s. Such a delicieux silk and silk velvet confection that would be wonderful for a boudoir jewellery trinket box.It held high classbon bonsfrom the famous and most prestigious chocolaterie :F. MARQUIS. 59 PASSAGE DES PANORAMAS44 RUE VIVIENNEPARISThis link gives a wonderful insight into the history of the box has a beautiful outer covering of silk cut velvet. The background is very soft eau de nil/pale green with the cutwork vignettes in soft greens and rose pinks. Each vignette is a ribbon garland topped cartouche with a rose filled centre.The outer edges are trimmed with silk passementerie cord and braids in co-ordinating shades.The front closes with a tiny silk loop with a brass stud.The box stands of four petite turned brass feet.The inner is ivory silk with the gilded shop details on the inner lid. There are a couple of marks inside commensurate with age but they do not detract.The silk is all solid with no wear or shattering to the fibres.The lid is held by two ribbon bands at the sides.This divine box measures:Width 9.5" (24cms)Depth 7.5" (19cms)Height 3" (7.3cms)A beautiful period box to embellish any chateau chic boudoir. Beautiful timeworn brocante treasures from simply-chateau PLEASE SEE MY BLOG FOR THE LATEST NEWS FROM THE CHATEAU www.simply-chateau.blogspot.com