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#126 ANTIQUE FRENCH Pharmacy Box - Repurposed, Violets, Happy Birthday
ANTIQUE FRENCH Pharmacy Box - Repurposed, Violets, Happy Birthday

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AGE: C.1900 or so

ITEM: From a little stash a friend found me in Paris, here's a French pharmacy box - a little on the large side - that has been embellished with some vintage materials - a Victorian chromolithograph, in this case a card for the top of a small chocolate box, as well as a Gold Dresden phrase that reads MANY HAPPY RETURNS aka HAPPY BIRTHDAY! The graphic depicts a beautiful spray of violets tied with a bow rendered in a Catherine Klein manner. The box is hinged at the back so when the lid is lifted, it isn't going anywhere!

CONDITION: The front of the box is perfect - the inside shows VERY FAINT foxing. The interior could be padded with some fabric or some paper shavings could be added to cushion a gift. The bottom of the box is perfect. Overall, just a lovely presentation box that doesn't need any gift wrapping!

SIZE: 4-1/4" x 3" with a depth of 1-1/2".

FINAL COMMENTS: Just delightful and definitely ONE OF A KIND!




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