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Swiss Gilt Brass Repoussé Musical Powder Box

This delightful powder box has a cylindrical shape with a hidden two tune cylinder music box inside. Cuendet of Geneva fabricated the mechanism. The box has a repoussé gilt brass foliate design throughout, including the feet. The hinged lid also features a woman’s portrait on top, hand painted on bone. Finally, the underside of the lid holds a beveled mirror. The speckling suggests age and that the mirror is original to the box.

3 1/2″ High x 4″ Diameter

Circa 1880

 

SKU: RJ 2600 $1,850 $1,450 Inquire
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  • Swiss

  • Musical Powder Box
  • Cuendet of Geneva
  • Gilt Brass Cylindrical Case
  • Repousse Foliate Designs
  • Portrait of Woman on top of Lid
  • Hand Painted on Bone
  • Beveled Mirror on Underside of Lid
  • 3 1/2″ H x 4 ” Diameter
  • Circa 1880