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    Sale 7550

    Important Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    9 December 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 139

    A LOUIS XV GOLD SNUFF-BOX

    BY MICHEL DE LASSUS (FL. 1718/1720-1772), MARKED, PARIS, 1755/1756, WITH THE CHARGE AND DISCHARGE MARKS OF JULIEN BERTHE 1750-1756

    Price Realised  

    A LOUIS XV GOLD SNUFF-BOX
    BY MICHEL DE LASSUS (FL. 1718/1720-1772), MARKED, PARIS, 1755/1756, WITH THE CHARGE AND DISCHARGE MARKS OF JULIEN BERTHE 1750-1756
    ingot-shaped box, the cover, sides and base with diagonally crossing lines with engine-turned scale pattern central reserve surrounded by polished gold and bordered with wavy reeding, on a ground with engine-turned wavy reeding
    3¼ in. (82 mm.) wide
    5¼ oz. (152 gr.)


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