A French silvered bronze and copper-mounted liqueur casket
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A French silvered bronze and copper-mounted liqueur casket

ATTRIBUTED TO CHARLES-GUILLAUME DIEHL, THE MOUNTS ATTRIBUTED TO EMMANUEL FRÉMIET, THIRD QUARTER 19TH CENTURY

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A French silvered bronze and copper-mounted liqueur casket
Attributed to Charles-Guillaume Diehl, The mounts attributed to Emmanuel Frémiet, Third quarter 19th Century
The shaped hinged lid centred by a flower with scrolling foliage and a curled lizard, flanked to the angles by strapwork cartouches, floral festoons and fox masks, opening to reveal a removable tray fitted for eighteen liqueur glasses (all lacking) and eight decanters (five lacking), the front set with a strapwork cartouche flanked by seated figures, above an escutcheon surrounded by a lizard and foliage, flanked by hunting trophies, the angles with female herm figures, the sides with ribbon-tied floral festoons, the back with similar decoration, on a shaped apron and scroll feet
11¾ in. (30 cm.) high; 21 in. (53.5 cm.) wide; 10¼ in. (26 cm.)
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