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    Sale 7453

    Important Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    27 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 55

    A FRENCH GOLD-MOUNTED COMPOSITION BOÎTE-À-MINIATURE

    BY ADRIEN-JEAN-MAXIMILIEN VACHETTE (1753-1839), MARKED, WITH THE PARISIAN POST-REVOLUTIONARY UNOFFICIAL STANDARD MARK FOR 20.5 CARAT GOLD AND THE SECOND STANDARD AND EXCISE MARKS FOR GOLD, PARIS, 1798-1809, THE MINIATURE ITALIAN SCHOOL, CIRCA 1840

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    A FRENCH GOLD-MOUNTED COMPOSITION BOÎTE-À-MINIATURE
    BY ADRIEN-JEAN-MAXIMILIEN VACHETTE (1753-1839), MARKED, WITH THE PARISIAN POST-REVOLUTIONARY UNOFFICIAL STANDARD MARK FOR 20.5 CARAT GOLD AND THE SECOND STANDARD AND EXCISE MARKS FOR GOLD, PARIS, 1798-1809, THE MINIATURE ITALIAN SCHOOL, CIRCA 1840
    rectangular gold-lined tortoiseshell box, the hinged cover centred with a miniature on ivory of a lady in embroidered red dress, wearing drop-pearl brooch at corsage, gold necklace, upswept hair, within reeded gold mount with blue enamel border
    3¼ in. (84 mm.) long


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