Large antique French beveled glass jewelry box or display vitrine case in the shape of a violin. Featuring gilt bronze or brass framework, encased sides of intricate silver gilt tracery. Hinged lid is prong set with a thick beveled glass top. Decorated with the elements of the violin, the neck, bridge and chinrest with strings and pegs too. Marked 'Depose'. Opening to reveal a tufted and tucked satin lining to the interior. Resting on four ornate stylized feet. In overall good antique condition with general wear. commensurate with age and use. Measures 12" length x 4 5/8" width, stands 2 3/8" height.