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Leather Box with Gilt Stamping
Maison Alphonse Giroux


Leather upholstery wooden box with royal purple velvet interior. Decorated with intricate gilt stamping depicting birds, butterflies, bees, and flowers all over the surface. The brass opening frame is hallmarked "Ancne Mson Giroux / A Paris". The Key is missing. Slight wear on the bottom of the wooden base.

Francois-Simon-Alphonse Giroux was known as "the merchant of the princes". He became an important Parisian manufacturer of luxury furniture and accessories. His works were supplied to the Crown, the aristocracy, and the bourgeoisie. 

Our expert guest Rabah El A’awar (artist, art researcher, and art writer) and Cabinet of Curiosity are proud to present research about Maison Giroux, whose success is inseparable from the development of new industrial art. Watch our YouTube Blog about Maison Giroux and other inventors.

Item Details
Reference: #F027
  • Creator
    Maison Alphonse Giroux
  • Dimensions
    H 15 cm x L 31 cm x W 21 cm
  • Weight
    0.6 kg
  • Place of origin
  • Condition
    Very good
  • Package
    COC Box/Bag
  • Period / Date
    c. 1860s-1880s
  • Materials & Techniques
    Leather - Gilt - Velvet
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