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John J. Gredler Works of Art

Russian Centennial Wood and Brass Box with Portrait of Napoleon I

$775.00

Call For Location | 203-325-8070


2.5" h x 13" w x 4.5" d

Early 20th century Russian wooden glove box with a brass repousse portrait of Emperor Napoleon on the lid. With incised carving and decoration brass repousse on the corners. Paper labels from Brocar Factories, Moscow, makers of cosmetics, soaps, perfumes and other items. Most likely celebrating the Centennial of the defeat of Napoleon in 1812, thus dating the box to 1912.

Minor losses. There is a 2.5 in splinter of wood missing on the rear near one of the hinges, shown in photos. Some scratches to surface.

John J. Gredler Works of Art

Russian Centennial Wood and Brass Box with Portrait of Napoleon I

$775.00

Call For Location | 203-325-8070


2.5" h x 13" w x 4.5" d

Early 20th century Russian wooden glove box with a brass repousse portrait of Emperor Napoleon on the lid. With incised carving and decoration brass repousse on the corners. Paper labels from Brocar Factories, Moscow, makers of cosmetics, soaps, perfumes and other items. Most likely celebrating the Centennial of the defeat of Napoleon in 1812, thus dating the box to 1912.

Minor losses. There is a 2.5 in splinter of wood missing on the rear near one of the hinges, shown in photos. Some scratches to surface.

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