Antique Baccarat Crystal Sugar Box Bronze Mounts c1820s. A Spectacular French Cut Crystal Casket. Excellent Dome Top. Embellished with a fine dor? bronze Mounts, Handle and Clasp?Weighs Over Five Pounds! This is truly a A Fabulous French Empire Casket. A Rare shape, this charming substantial early 19th Century example is a representative of Baccarat's superb quality and craftsmanship, of which they continue to be the leading designers and manufacturers of fine glass even to this day. A STUNNING & RARE AND SOPHISTICATED COLLECTORS' TREASURE INDEED. This rare glass casket is as absolutely as gorgeous as it shows in the photos. Unique Deep Starburst Cut Bottom? unmatched, quality workmanship. It is quite Beautiful! We adore French Caskets! Clear Baccarrat Ormolu Jewelry Box or Sugar Caskets like this are harder to find. So very very Rare!
SIZE: It is large, at 7 & 1/8" in Length x 3 & 3/4" inches in Depth, and it stands about 3-3/4 inches tall, not including the brass handle. The glass is quite thick, and it is very heavy. Fine quality Cut Crystal.
The ribbed pattern carries over from the bottom of the front to the bottom of the back sides, and is repeated on the end sides. The bottom of the box has a starburst design cut perfectly into the outside surface.
Amazing fine leaf vine and floral details on gilt bronze. This treasure's exterior is aesthetically perfect. Stunning top opens and close properly with a Good working hinge without key. One mark inside the glass wall. looks like a one half inch hairline but does not extent to the outside or inside. Gorgeous from every angle. Wheel cut to clear polished crystal facets (enlarge photos to see every exquisite details).
This extremely RARE MUSEUM QUALITY box is truly stunning! Perfect for any fine Decor.