DOCUMENT COFFER WITH SEMI-PRECIOUS STONES,
Napoléon III, Paris ca. 1860. Signed Alph. Giroux & Cie. A Paris. Alphonse Gustave Giroux, 1810-1886.
Ebony, finely inlaid in star motifs. Gilt and engraved, in part pierced, brass mounts designed as bands and corner reinforcements. The bands, decorated with oval and round agates, carnelians, heliotropes, and in part tinted stones. Hinged cover. Lateral drop handles. The inside lined with jade green silk. Escutcheons with combination lock. 1 key.
45 x 32 x 24 cm.