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    Sale 7731

    Centuries of Style: Silver, European Ceramics, Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    2 June 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 218

    JEAN PETITOT (SWISS, 1607-1691)

    King Louis XIV of France (1638-1715), in plate armour with fine white Venetian lace cravat, red bow, wearing the blue moiré sash of the Royal French Order of Holy Ghost, long natural curling brown wig with knotted locks

    Price Realised  

    JEAN PETITOT (SWISS, 1607-1691)
    King Louis XIV of France (1638-1715), in plate armour with fine white Venetian lace cravat, red bow, wearing the blue moiré sash of the Royal French Order of Holy Ghost, long natural curling brown wig with knotted locks
    enamel on copper
    oval, 1 1/16 in. (26 mm.) high, silver-gilt brooch frame with rectangular-cut green glass wreath surround


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    Provenance

    Christie's, London, 22 October 1974, lot 20.