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    Sale 5266

    Portrait Miniatures, Objects of Vertu, Silver & Russian Works of Art

    13 December 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 1533

    A LOUIS XVI GOLD-MOUNTED TORTOISESHELL BONBONNIÈRE, MARKED PARIS 1774-80

    Price Realised  

    A LOUIS XVI GOLD-MOUNTED TORTOISESHELL BONBONNIÈRE, MARKED PARIS 1774-80
    the lid inset with oval enamel plaque depicting a young lady reading a love letter in a landscape
    2 5/16 in. (59 mm.) diam.


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A EUROPEAN PRIVATE COLLECTION