Round miniature carved ivory box with bust of Napoleon

£2,200

This precious ivory box features a beautifully detailed carved bust of the French Emperor Napoleon on its lid, making it a fine collectors' item.

 

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Description

The box is most notable for its carved ivory bust of the Emperor Napoleon which adorns its lid. There is a metal surround to the lid, and the sides of the box also feature floral and bird decorations, also carved in ivory.

Details

Country of Origin
French
Date of Manufacture
19th Century
Period
19th Century
Style
Empire, Militaria / Military, Napoleonic, Royal / Monarchy
Material
Ivory
Colour
Cream

Dimensions

Height
4.7 cm / 1.6 inches
Diameter
10 cm / 3.9 inches

Reference:
009303

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