Signed Antique box with bronze decoration by (Alphonse Tahan) Signed:Tahan a Paris, Antique French glove box, wooden and bronze inlaid


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A fine antique French 19th century box, made from what walnut wood and inlaid throughout with bronze stringing and flowered patterns. In all four corners on the top are faces of what looks like cherubs.
This exquisite piece illustrates all the signs of the superb quality and fine craftsmanship of Tahan's workshop. It is Signed: 'Tahan A Paris' for the master cabinetmaker to Emperor Napoleon III,

The box measures approx. 8.50 x 6.00 inches and 2.50 inches high
(22.00 cm X 15.00 cm and 6.5 cm high)

***A beautiful piece for your collection. If you require more photos or have a reasonable counter offer please do not hesitate to Convo me.***

Alphonse Tahan (1830-1880) was the official master cabinet maker to Emperor Napoleon III. Tahan Fabricant was located at 30 Rue de La Paix from 1849 and subsequently from 1878 at Boulevard des Italiens. His work was exhibited at The London Crystal Palace Exhibition in 1851 and the Paris Exposition Universelle in 1855, and on both occasions were awarded medals. His work exhibits such quality and is in high demand by collectors and enthusiasts alike. Not only did he produce furniture, but also small articles, such beautiful wooden boxes and fine bronze jewelry caskets.

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