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    Sale 7556

    Important Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    10 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 126

    A LOUIS XV FOUR-COLOUR GOLD SEALING-WAX CASE

    WITH THE DISCHARGE MARK OF JEAN-JACQUES PREVOST, PARIS 1762-1768

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    A LOUIS XV FOUR-COLOUR GOLD SEALING-WAX CASE
    WITH THE DISCHARGE MARK OF JEAN-JACQUES PREVOST, PARIS 1762-1768
    small sealing-wax case of quatrefoil section, the polished gold panels on the sides engraved with leaf motif, the matted borders chased with trailing foliage and flowers, the domed cap similarly adorned and topped with rosette, the matrix engraved with a coat-of-arms with viscount coronet above
    3 5/8 in. (92 mm.) long
    3/8 oz. (12 gr.)


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