Candy Box In "vernis Martin", France, Early XIXth Century flag

Candy Box In "vernis Martin", France, Early XIXth Century
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"Candy Box In "vernis Martin", France, Early XIXth Century"
  • Paper maché, painting in oil varnished-polished, clear lacquer covered, silver spangles
  • Good condition
  • France, early nineteenth century
  • Candybox papier maché covered with a wood "trompe l'oeil" . The interior is in tortoiseshell, always in "trompe l'oeil". The technique used is that of painting oil varnished and polished. This candy is an example of luxury items developed during the eighteenth century that is perpetuated by the end of their production from a less wealthy clientele. The decor is an illustration: simple decor in "trompe l'oeil" without special refinement except some straw reviving the brilliance of the box, also peeling trompe l'oeil ... This is the few cases that could in be buyers for such low prices but fragile objects that make the rarity today.
  • Ref. : Forray-Carlier, Anne "Secrets of French lacquer, varnish Martin" exhibition at the Arts Décoratifs in Paris, 2014
  • Price : 270 €
    Period:19th century
    Style:Consulat, Empire
    Condition : Bon état

    Material : Vernis
    Diameter : 6.5 cm
    Height : 2.3 cm

    Reference : 132345
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