Napoleon III French Chinoise inlaid mother of pearl tea caddy - Ca.1850-70

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Napoleon III French Chinoise inlaid mother of pearl tea caddy - Ca.1850-70
Good condition , traces of wear

Napoleon III French Chinoise Two compartment ebonised wood tea caddy executed in inlaid mother of pearl . Interior with originally engraved pewter canister
c.1850-70
Chinoiserie style of decorating favored by the last French Empress, Eugenie, wife of Napoleon III (Napoleon Bonaparte’s nephew). The style of decoration can be seen in full in a few rooms of the Fontainbleau Palace

The condition is good some minor scatches & an internal lid is missing . key included

Measurements: L 26 x W 14,5 x H 16 cm aprox

registered shipment.

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