DORE FRENCH BRONZE box has intricate scroll and figural cherub design throughout with figural scrolled feet. Each side has a porcelain plaque depicting courting scenes. Front of box has locking mechanism.
A silvered bronze casket signed Auguste Cain A silvered bronze casket signed by Auguste Cain (1821-1894) topped with a pheasant, with two handles and four legs made of tree branches. Of the two main sides, oval niches are decorated on one hand with two rabbits and the other three partridges. The box is richly decorated with branches and mulberry fruit and nut trees. All the decorative elements of this box are in high relief which gives much life to this casket.