Requiem Antique Jewelry and Curios from Victorian to Modernist Requiem Antique
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : French : Pre 1900 item #634971
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Napoleon III (mid 1800s) Eglomise Grand Tour Jewelry Casket.. the subject matter is rare. Reverse painting depicting the Church of the Holy Sepulchre within the walled Old City of Jerusalem. The church is said to contain the place where Jesus was buried (The Sepulchre). The box is gilt bronze. The sides are thick cut quartz crystal. The interior tufted blue silk thats frail but intact. Displays beautifully...