Green Malachite Box Hard Stone Marquetry Epoque Napoleon III

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Green Malachite Box Hard Stone Marquetry Epoque Napoleon III

Napoleon III period - Perfect condition

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Jewelry Box in Hard Stone Malachite

Napoléon III period

Perfect condition

Malachite on all sides

3 corners are restaured

Interior in silk is original.

his key.

very nice little box !

 

Dimensions (in cm) :

   width: 7  cm    depth: 5 cm    height: 4.5 cm 


 

Malachite is a hard stone used as an ornament, for columns, tables, jewels, trophies, objets of art.

 

 

In France,

 

In the "Malachite Salon" at the Grand Trianon castle in Versailles. This piece, which became "Salon de l'Empereur" under Napoleon 1st, contains in particular, objects of art (candelabra, vases, basin) made with the Siberian malachite blocks, donated by Tsar Alexander I of Russia to Napoleon 1st, in 1808, after the signing of the Treaty of Tilsitt, July 7th, 1807.


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