Lot 1392
Four Antique French Dresser Boxes
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Late 19th-early 20th century, to include two diminutive ormolu boxes, the first in oval form with Bacchanalian relief decoration, underside marked AB within diamond lozenge punch (2 in.), and the second an ormolu pill box, with figural and floral repousse decoration, unmarked (1 in.); the third a cobalt porcelain lidded box with ormolu mounts, marked SEVRES to underside (2 x 4 1/4 in. diameter); the third a Sevres style octagonal box, hand-painted lid with scene of courting couple within gilt decorated borders, gilt crossed arrows marks to underside. (1 x 2 3/4 in.).

From the Collection of a Southern Gentleman, Atlanta, Georgia

Some later inscriptions to ormolu box undersides; a few small dents to larger ormolu box underside; some rubbing to ormolu mounts and gilt on porcelain boxes.