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Antique French Napoleon III Era Casket, Match Holder with Striker Panel, Burled For Sale
Antique French Napoleon III Era Casket, Match Holder with Striker Panel, Burled :
Antique French Napoleon III Era Casket, Match Holder with Striker Panel, Burled & Kingwood
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Elegant & rare antique French Napoleon III or Victorian era match holder box, a beautifully appointed casket with richly burled amboyna & kingwood veneers, brass edging &inlays and in wonderful condition! Typical of the 19th century French, a place for everything and everything in its place. Such an opulent box for what would be a relatively mundane purpose, simply to hold matches... Circa1840-70s Napoleon III era, France, the birthplace and time for this superb boxorcasket. Entirely made in fine old box wood, then veneered in marquetry style burled & kingwood veneers, brass strip inlays & edging and a striker panel in the lower front.A fine example of the era, aesthetic, and immense allure these old pieces represent. Wildly popular in France and abroad, these glorious old cabinetry pieces proliferated in Napoleon III era France, and we reap the benefit of their popularity and appeal still today in those that survive. One of fourfabulous old match holdingcaskets that I'm currently working at photographing and listingso, be sure to browse some while you're with us. Thanks!
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Very good to excellent condition. The striker panel is a bit aged/worn but could be replaced with a strip of black sandpaper if you wish. A small veneer chip or two but no missing inlays. See pictures for measurements.
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