Pair Antique French Black Opaline Hinged Box Casket, Brass Trim and Clasp

Pair Antique French Black Opaline Hinged Box Casket, Brass Trim and Clasp
Pair Antique French Black Opaline Hinged Box Casket, Brass Trim and Clasp
Pair Antique French Black Opaline Hinged Box Casket, Brass Trim and Clasp
Pair Antique French Black Opaline Hinged Box Casket, Brass Trim and Clasp
Pair Antique French Black Opaline Hinged Box Casket, Brass Trim and Clasp
Pair Antique French Black Opaline Hinged Box Casket, Brass Trim and Clasp
Pair Antique French Black Opaline Hinged Box Casket, Brass Trim and Clasp
Pair Antique French Black Opaline Hinged Box Casket, Brass Trim and Clasp
Pair Antique French Black Opaline Hinged Box Casket, Brass Trim and Clasp
Pair Antique French Black Opaline Hinged Box Casket, Brass Trim and Clasp
Pair Antique French Black Opaline Hinged Box Casket, Brass Trim and Clasp
Pair Antique French Black Opaline Hinged Box Casket, Brass Trim and Clasp

Pair Antique French Black Opaline Hinged Box Casket, Brass Trim and Clasp
Pair of rare black opaline sugar casket or trinket boxes. Baccarat w a s k n o w n to m a k e o p a l i n e g l a s s a n d b l a c k o p a l i n e w a s particularly associated w i t h B a c c a r a t. O p a l i n e glass was f i r s t discovered how to be c r e a t e d i n F r a n c e , o n e color a t a t i m e. E x p e r t s k n o w w h i c h c o l o r w a s first produced a n d w h i c h c o l o r s were not able t o b e produced u n t i l l a t e r i n t i m e (lavender o p a l i n e w a s t h e l a s t t o b e discovere d I believe). O p a l i n e g l a s s w a s n e w i n 1 8 3 0 a n d w h e n Napoleon w a s discovered t o b e a b i g f a n of opaline , a n d further celebrated i t a s a u n i q u e l y F r e n c h glassmaking s e c r e t , its popularity and demand p a s s e d b e y o n d France.

Always a n expensive luxury i t e m , c o l l e c tor s s t i l l s e e m t o g e t b i tt e n by t h e o p a l i n e b u g a n d k e e p d e m a n d a n d p r i c e s h i g h. I r o n i c a l l y , O p a l i n e V e r i t a b l e i s s t i l l c o l l e c t e d nonetheless a n d s o m e t i m e s w i t h m i n i m a l p r i c e difference. For the p u r i s t , o p a l i n e i s strictly F r e n c h a s i s champagne a n d a n y t h i n g else i s sparkling white w i n e.

T h i s b o x due t o i t s s i z e approximately 5. 5 l e n g t h , 5 w i d t h and j u s t o v e r 3 t a l l. B oth in superb condition. The rounded soft corners are good Feng Shui and do not have a sharp, cutting energy the way sharp corners do.

I l o v e t h e b o x e s w i t h j u s t t h e c l a s p s t h e m ost. N o k e y t o l o s e, no key to b r e a k i n the l o c k. This type c l a s p i s t h e u s u a l type used a n d t i m e l e s s. The item "Pair Antique French Black Opaline Hinged Box Casket, Brass Trim and Clasp" is in sale since Monday, April 22, 2019. This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Glass\Art Glass\French\Other French Art Glass". The seller is "revivaldesigninc" and is located in Sarasota, Florida. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Uruguay.
Pair Antique French Black Opaline Hinged Box Casket, Brass Trim and Clasp


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