Rare Froment – Meurice Enamel Gem Set & Silver Match Holder

Rare Froment – Meurice Enamel Gem Set & Silver Match Holder

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DESCRIPTION
Rare Vesta case by Froment Maurice enameled gem-set and silver, match holder. Silver, light blue enamel, hardstones engraved mark “Froment Maurice” vertical rectangular form with canted corners, the finial depicting a winged putto holding torches atop a globe, birds of paradise handles flank the case, mythological plaques and masks adorn the front and back, and the whole is raised on four fire breathing dragon form feet; when the domed lid is opened by pressing the front mask a spring-loaded quadripartite interior raises 3 5/8”w x 23/16”d x 4 3/8”h

PRICE RANGE
£10,000 - £25,000

COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
France

CIRCA
1802

DIMENSIONS
Length: 4 3/8”
Width: 3 5/8”
Weight:


CONDITION
Good

ITEM No
8953

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