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Ferdinand Barbedienne Art Nouveau Gilt Bronze Lidded Box by Robinet



A stunning quality Art Nouveau French richly gilded bronze lidded box designed by C Robinet for Ferdinand Barbedienne (1810-1892) and dating from the latter 19th century. The rounded box stands raised on four paw shaped feet and scroll base edge with relied moulded floral and corn ear designs tied by ribbons repeated around the body. The slightly raised domed cover sits tightly within a recess and is moulded in traditional Art Nouveau style with the head of a maiden with flowing hair containing a large flower set within a scrolling leaf and floral stem surround. A wings of a moulded moth and dragonfly form small handles at either side. The box is richly gilded both to the body and lid and to the inside and bears marks C ROBINET and F BARBEDIENNE to opposites sides of the lower body. Offered in excellent condition with some light surface wear to the inside.


  • Creator
  • Dimensions
    Height: 2.56 in. (6.5 cm)Diameter: 4.34 in. (11 cm)
  • Style
    Art Nouveau (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    Bishop's Stortford, GB
  • Reference Number
    Seller: FM0611stDibs: LU1328220594982

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    Ships From: Bishop's Stortford, United Kingdom
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    A return for this item may be initiated within 14 days of delivery.

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About the Seller
5 / 5
Located in Bishop's Stortford, United Kingdom

This seller offers a thoughtfully curated collection of watches and jewelry from brands like Rolex, Cartier and Van Cleef & Arpels. It also has an extensive array of handbags by Chanel, Hermès and other top fashion houses, as well as exceptional art and design pieces. The firm’s team is passionate about refurbishing and servicing watc...

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