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    Sale 7556

    Important Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    10 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 137

    A LOUIS XV TORTOISESHELL AND TWO-COLOUR GOLD BONBONNIÈRE

    PARIS, 1768-1774, WITH THE DISCHARGE MARK OF JULIEN ALATERRE

    Price Realised  

    A LOUIS XV TORTOISESHELL AND TWO-COLOUR GOLD BONBONNIÈRE
    PARIS, 1768-1774, WITH THE DISCHARGE MARK OF JULIEN ALATERRE
    circular box, the independent lid, sides and base mounted with thin piqué posé gold stripes with thicker piqué posé yellow gold stripes with twisted ribbon pattern at intervals, borders engraved with flowers
    2½ in. (64 mm.) diam.


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