May 16, 2020 09:00 AM EDT Asheville, North Carolina


Two Small Doré Bronze Dresser Boxes

French, early 20th century, oval form, scrollwork in shallow relief, hinged top with pink enameling, ivory portrait painting, signed illegibly,with receipt from Caras European Antiques dated 1/29/93, 1-3/4 x 5-1/4 x 4 in.; square form, ribbons and floral festoons in shallow relief, hinged top with ivory portrait painting, signed Rei(?), interior velvet lining, 1-1/2 x 4-1/4 x 4-1/2 in.

Note: This lot contains animal or plant material that may be restricted under federal, state and/or local law. Prospective bidders should check all applicable government wildlife restrictions prior to placing a bid. The buyer is solely responsible for obtaining any necessary licenses or permits from federal, state and/or local authorities applicable to their purchase or transport of the object. Please note that bidders in New Jersey may not bid on any lots containing elephant ivory, mammoth ivory, or rhinoceros horn.

Provenance:Caras European Antiques, Rock Island, IL (oval form); Private Florida Collection


scattered surface scratches, minor dents and warping, areas of discoloration and tarnish; oval form with losses to enamel; square form with staining and losses to interior, possible restoration to one side

Estimate: $400 - $700
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium

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