A very rare candy container or "bonbonnière" in the form of a fortified tower with battlements, a flag and door with heavy hinges and lock, placed on a glass platform with bronze edges and a stack on four cannonballs on each edge.
Made of gilded and finely chiseled bronze and engraved glass.
Signed by the maker : "Goauche à Paris".
Paris (France). Charles X era. Circa 1830.
Dimensions: H (with flag) 27.5cm ; platform 14.5cm x 14.5cm ; diameter (glass) 8cm
- Candy container or "bonbonnière"
- Bronze (gilt), Glass
- Charles X
- Estimated Period
- circa 1830
- Country of Origin
- Excellent condition - barely used with minimal signs of aging & wear
- 27.5×14.5×14.5 cm