A beautiful travel-strongbox of a money changer in kingwood veneer with gilt bronze hinges adorned with lilies. The rosewood veneer interior reveals a large compartment and two drawers, behind which there are various secret compartments hidden. The strongbox is equipped with a system that allows it to be screwed from the inside with 2 screws at the underside to be anchored in a table or floor and thus prevent theft.
France. Louis XIV era. Late 17th century.
Dim.: L 29.5cm x W 17.7cm x H 18.5cm
The key is functional but of a later date.
Price : on request
95 000 €