Lot 107: A French Enamel and Ebonized Wood Jewelry Casket
December 2, 2016
Hillsborough, NC, USALive Auction
mid 19th century, of rectangular form, the pagoda style canopy supported by gilt metal columns, all sides are decorated with hand-painted enamel panels depicting scenes of courting couples, shepherds. The hinged doors at the front swing open to reveal two small drawers, similarly decorated with enameled panels; the case is raised on applied winged paw feet.
6.25 x 4 5/8 x 5.5 in.
Estate of Dorothy Bowden Shoffner, Burlington, NC
Condition Report: Some rosettes which hold the metal roping in place are missing; some gouges to the upper wood panel on the right; break and repair to left rear porringer corner.