Rectangular writing box with marquetry, Napoleon III Era


Rectangular, amboina gnarl-veneered wood writing box with marquetry decor of mother of pearl, Brazilian wood and tulip wood, ribboned bulrushes in brass fillet surround. Lid ornated with oval cartouche with foliaged motifs, engraved with the initials LM. Interior designed as writing surface sheathed with fawn-colored leather with gilded tooled works, fitted with a pigeon-hole, pen tray and two crystal inkwells with gilded metal stoppers.

Napoleon III Era.

Height: 11,5 cm (4-1/2 in.) - Length: 37 cm (14-1/2 in.) - Depth: 29 cm (11-1/2 in.).

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  • Expertissim Reference: 2011120073