François Désiré Froment-Meurice

French Silver Gilt Toilet Set

Circa 1850

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Description

A Froment-Meurice silver gilt toilet set commissioned for the Russian market.

  • Sold as a set of 6.
  • Includes a pair of perfume bottles, two tall lidded round boxes, one large rectangular box and a hand mirror.
  • Perfume bottles are cut crystal with silver base and lid with stopper.
  • All with acorn finial, applied foliate motif, fluting, and reeded and beaded edge.
  • Applied rose swags to round boxes.
  • Mirror is backed with mahogany and further adorned with ribbon and medallion with coat of arms at top.
  • Froment-Meurice, French and Russian hallmarks.
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Patination consistent with age.

Dimensions
Height: 7.25 inches / 18.41 cm
Diameter: 3.25 inches / 8.26 cm

Measurements above for Perfume Bottles.

Round Box: Height 5.50 in, Diameter 3.50 in.

Rectangular Box: Height 3.00 in, Width 8.00 in, Depth 3.50 in.

Mirror: Height 11.75 in, Width 4.75 in, Depth 1.00 in.

Round Boxes: Total Weight 24 troy ounces.

Rectangular Box: Weight 22 troy ounces.

Materials
Silver Gilt, Crystal
Period
Louis XVI Style
Decorative Style
Neoclassical Style
Country of Origin
France
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