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    Sale 7453

    Important Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    27 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 20

    A FRENCH COMPOSITION BOÎTE-À-MINIATURE

    THE GOLD HINGE PARIS, 1809-19, WITH THE EXCISE AND THIRD STANDARD MARKS, MAKER'S MARK INDISTINCT, THE MODERN GOLD LINING BY MAUCK, HANOVER, MARKED, THE MINIATURE BY LEBELLE, SIGNED (LOWER RIGHT), CIRCA 1820

    Price Realised  

    A FRENCH COMPOSITION BOÎTE-À-MINIATURE
    THE GOLD HINGE PARIS, 1809-19, WITH THE EXCISE AND THIRD STANDARD MARKS, MAKER'S MARK INDISTINCT, THE MODERN GOLD LINING BY MAUCK, HANOVER, MARKED, THE MINIATURE BY LEBELLE, SIGNED (LOWER RIGHT), CIRCA 1820
    rectangular gold-lined black composition box with narrow gold thumbpiece, the lid inset with a rectangular gouache miniature depicting St. Peter's Square, within gold mount
    3 5/8 in. (92 mm.) wide


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    Provenance

    With Henninger-Tavcar, Pforzheim, February 1983.