FOR SALE ☞ Antique Mirrored Jewelry Box with Framed Lithograph "Le Boudoir" by Morris & Bendien Inc NY
DESCRIPTION ☞ An absolutely stunning true antique piece that deserves a prized place on your vanity!
This gold painted wooden jewellery box features a framed colored lithograph behind glass on the front. The litho is a reprint from Morris & Bendien Inc NY c. 1915 and titled "Le Boudoir." The original plate engraving is housed in the British Museum, where the description for the plate reads "Plate 7: in a boudoir, a noble woman sitting on a sofa with a book in her hand, while a young man is courting a servant outside. 1774. Etching and engraving."
Inside this jewellery box are three compartments separated by a wooden divider, which can be removed. A loose plate of glass lines the bottom of the box on the inside. The mirror on the underside of the lid is true period looking glass with a gorgeous number of imperfections that add to it's charm. Green felt fabric lines the bottom outside of the box to protect from scratching. The brass metal hardware is all intact and operates smoothly. The fabric tab on the underside of the lid is still there but has frayed with age.
DIMENSIONS ☞ Box measures approximately 8" by 10"
CONDITION ☞ This piece is in good condition and shows it's 100+ years well! The only imperfections we see are in the mirror as mentioned in the description above, as well as a few scuffs in the paint here and there (see photos) The green fabric on the bottom is clearly worn from use and age. Please see photos. Color may differ slightly in real life from how it appears on your screen due to varying monitor settings. Have a question about this item or want to see more photos? Send us a message & we’ll get back to you ASAP!
ABOUT US ☞ Front Street Antiques is located in downtown historic Kaslo, British Columbia, Canada. We are a husband and wife team on the hunt for interesting items that inspire nostalgia and curiosity. As antique enthusiasts, we do our very best to describe any imperfections and quirks, as well as provide a general background on the item; however, we are not yet experts on every item in our store. If you have additional information about an item for us, please send us a message -- we are always grateful to learn more :)
PLEASE NOTE ☞ Item will be carefully packaged up and shipped within 3 business days of sale, often sooner. We combine shipping on multiple items -- please send us a message prior to purchase to give us a heads up & we will be happy to refund the difference upon shipping!
All our listings are considered collectible, retro/vintage (25+ years) or antique (100+ years) and are rarely brand new. The majority of our stock comes from auctions and private collections or estates. Items for sale may display some age related wear and/or minor flaws consistent with the date of manufacture. Photos are included as part of the description. Due to the age and nature of our stock, all items are sold "as is" and final sale unless damaged in transit and covered by insurance.
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