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    Sale 7556

    Important Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    10 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 169

    A LOUIS XV GOLD SNUFF-BOX

    BY HENRY-DANIEL ROBINEAU (FL. 1754-1793), MARKED, PARIS, 1764/65, WITH THE CHARGE AND DISCHARGE MARKS OF JEAN-JACQUES PREVOST 1762-1768

    Price Realised  

    A LOUIS XV GOLD SNUFF-BOX
    BY HENRY-DANIEL ROBINEAU (FL. 1754-1793), MARKED, PARIS, 1764/65, WITH THE CHARGE AND DISCHARGE MARKS OF JEAN-JACQUES PREVOST 1762-1768
    shuttle-shaped box, the panels on cover, sides and base engine-turned with vertical bands of alternating coin-pattern and wavy band within polished gold, framed by wavy pattern on a matted ground and divided by vertical columns flanked at the top and bottom by pellets
    3 in. (76 mm.) wide
    3 1/8 oz. (90 gr.)


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