C.19th French Globe de Mariée or Wedding Dome, retaining its original glass dome.
A tradition that started in the early 1800s until the outbreak of the First World War.
Traditionally kept in the dining room, the bride's wax flower tiara would be placed on the red velvet cushion surrounded by mirrors and ormolu choses by the bride and groom to represent their lives and wishes for the future. Lock of children's hair and other keepsakes would be added through the years.
This examples retains the bride's wax flower tiara and bouquet.
Due to the fragile nature of this item, it would need to be collected from our shop or sent via a specialist courier.