Have nothing in your houses that you do not consider to be beautiful or useful. French Antique 3 Drawer Thread Box Cartier Bresson Display Case. A three drawer display case created to store fine sewing and needlepoint threads made for the Cartier-Bresson Company (one side of the family made thread before jewellery). Such cases would have been prominently displayed in a sewing and fabric shop in the 1920s. The box has a wood frame covered in leather-like paper, with three display drawers.
The exterior of the box has faded gold stamping on all sides and top. Arely found in good condition, each drawer has its original paper dividers, and the bottom drawer has the colored paper samplers of the threads stored in it. The top drawer has multiple dividers and the original Cartier-Bresson Paris name box in the centre of it.
The middle drawer is simply divided into two sections. The front of the drawers have the original knobs and tiny brass plates.The bottom edge of the box has a bit of. Wear as do the top corners and the bottom paper covering is original.
Overall the box measures 14 ¼ inches by 12 3/8 inches by 7 inches high. Very sturdy, it weighs 6 lbs. Very rarely found in such good, original condition, the box comes from the estate sale of a collector of store display items. Vintage and antique objects have lived and been used and because of that, they sometimes show it. The condition of the object is described as accurately as possible, including its character flaws.
But that is really part of the attraction and enjoyment of an old piece. Please verify the package upon receipt and inform the postal authorities of any damage. The item must be sent back in the same condition and in the same packaging. The item "French Antique 3 Drawer Thread Box Cartier Bresson Display Case" is in sale since Sunday, January 3, 2021. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Sewing (1930-Now)\Baskets & Boxes".The seller is "decofrancevintage" and is located in Toulouse. This item can be shipped worldwide.