Exceptional French Vanity Box with Metallic Lace, French Silk Ribbon Roses, a true feminine, romantic box. Rare to find, desirable boudoir boxes like this are difficult to obtain in any condition, this one is in very good condition for its age. The variety of decorative gold metallic laces and trim are what makes this box special, the have darkened to a lovely patina.
From the estate of a collector, a long box like this was used in the late 19th century to hold a lady's opera gloves, or pristine lace handkerchiefs, strands of pearls and her longer length jewelry, perhaps her secret billet doux, tied with a silk ribbon. A divine addition to your collection of antique vanity boxes, a luxury gift for someone you love, present a pair of wedding gloves or an elegant Victorian bridal handkerchief in this box for an un parralled gift for a bride.
- Measures: 12~1/2" x 4~1/2" X 3~1/8".