Antique Victorian 19th century gold gilt ormolu stamped metal, glass and velvet lined footed large jewelry or wedding casket. The case features clear glass with beveled edges around the top. Floral garlands and other ornaments adorn the front and either side of the case.
It is lined with tufted red velvet accented with gold metal flowers. The glass has some small surface scratches and there is a small chip on the underside of the top piece of glass (as shown in the photos). There is some wear to the gold gilt finish. Boxes such as this one were known as wedding caskets as they were designed to hold a bouquet or other wedding ornaments as a keepsake.
It is shown holding a small tiara to demonstrate the size of the box. The tiara is not included. 7.75" wide by 4.75" deep by 5.25 high.
19.5 cm wide by 13.3 cm deep by 13.6 cm high. The item "Antique French Gold Gilt Ormolu Glass Red Velvet Footed Wedding / Jewelry Casket" is in sale since Thursday, July 4, 2019.This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Jewelry Boxes & Organizers\Jewelry Boxes". The seller is "dynamopix09" and is located in Reading, Massachusetts. This item can be shipped worldwide.