Offered by: Mayfair Gallery
39 South Audley Street London W1K 2PP , England Call Seller 44.207.491.3435


Large Rococo style gilt bronze and porcelain decorative casket

$ 15,000
  • Description
    Large Rococo style gilt bronze and porcelain decorative casket
    German, Late 19th Century
    Height 37cm, width 37cm, depth 27cm
    Open: height 43cm, width 37cm, depth 42cm
    This splendid German gilt bronze casket is designed in the Rococo style. The gilt bronze case has been cast in order to depict multiple elaborate motifs that include cherubs, flowers, masks, acanthus leaves, and foliate elements. The domed hinged cover opens to reveal a rich red velvet lined interior.
    The sides of the casket, as well as the panels of the cover, are inset with white KPM porcelain plaques, that are painted with imagery of courting couples in the eighteenth-century style. The piece can be enjoyed simply for its beauty as a decorative work of art, or alternatively used to store precious objects and jewellery.
    Artist/Maker: K.P.M.
  • More Information
    Documentation: Documented elsewhere (similar item)
    Origin: Germany
    Period: 19th Century
    Materials: Ormolu, Porcelain, Velvet.
    Creation Date: Late 19th Century
    Styles / Movements: Rococo, Traditional
    Dealer Reference #: 17170
    Incollect Reference #: 601103
  • Dimensions
    W. 14.57 in; H. 14.57 in; D. 10.63 in;
    W. 37 cm; H. 37 cm; D. 27 cm;
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Mayfair Gallery is a leading gallery in the field of art and antiques, holding a large collection of unique pieces for sale. The breadth of the gallery’s collection is wide, and includes items from a range of periods, styles and geographical origins, as well as works by famous artists and craftsmen. The main focus of the gallery’s collection is, however, on items produced during the 19th and early 20th century.

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