Bell Epoque Paper and Mercury Glass Box


This antique jewel box features a stunning combination of paper and mercury glass. The entire box is covered in paper and accented with molded brass. Its hinged top is protected by a glass sheet, while the drawer opens to reveal a small storage compartment.

-Size: 6.25 in x 5 in x 4 in
-Materials: Glass, Wood and paper 
-Provenance: 1890s-1900
-Sourced From: the South
-Made in: Europe
-Notes: paper has wear and there is a small crack in the upper left corner of the box. The drawer's wood has been replaced at some point.