"Box With The Memory Of Henry IV And Of Louis XIII, In Tortoiseshell And Magnifying Thuya Nineteenth Century"Very nice box dating from the early nineteenth century executed in magnifying Thuya and pressed shell.
This charming box is of very good quality and is a memento Mori in memory of Henry IV and his son Louis XIII. on the lid Henri IV appears in profile on his horse.
with a text on the perimeter:
«In memory of Henry IV by his son Louis XIII August 23, 1614 ended in 1635. in 1814 under the reign of Louis XVIII only king who the poor, preserved the memory. »
The back of the box is decorated with geometric patterns obtained by pressing.
the chiseling of the lid and Henri IV is really remarkable!
the interior is in shell of very good quality. almost in perfect condition.
very beautiful patina. a very nice collector's item for lovers of Henry IV, Louis XIII and Louis XVIII or for those who love beautiful objects simply.
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