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    Sale 7453

    Important Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    27 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 21

    A LOUIS XV GOLD-MOUNTED COMPOSITION BOÎTE-À-MINIATURE

    BY LOUIS CHARONNAT (FL. 1748-1780), MARKED, PARIS, 1767-68, WITH THE CHARGE AND DISCHARGE MARKS OF JEAN-JACQUES PREVOST 1762-68, THE MINIATURE BY LOUIS NICOLAS VAN BLARENBERGHE (FRENCH, 1716-1794)

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    A LOUIS XV GOLD-MOUNTED COMPOSITION BOÎTE-À-MINIATURE
    BY LOUIS CHARONNAT (FL. 1748-1780), MARKED, PARIS, 1767-68, WITH THE CHARGE AND DISCHARGE MARKS OF JEAN-JACQUES PREVOST 1762-68, THE MINIATURE BY LOUIS NICOLAS VAN BLARENBERGHE (FRENCH, 1716-1794)
    circular black composition box, the cover inset with a watercolour and gouache miniature on vellum depicting a harbour scene with figures, ships and a lighthouse, within gold mount surrounded by pierced gold mount on cover, the other gold rims on side and base reeded
    3 in. (77 mm.) diam.


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    Provenance

    With Henninger-Tavcar, Pforzheim.