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    Sale 7556

    Important Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    10 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 82

    A LOUIS XVI ENAMELLED GOLD SEALING-WAX CASE

    PARIS, 1784-1789, WITH THE SECOND CHARGE MARK OF HENRY CLAVEL 1782-1789 AND THE COUNTER-MARK OF JEAN-FRANÇOIS KALENDRIN 1789-1792

    Price Realised  

    A LOUIS XVI ENAMELLED GOLD SEALING-WAX CASE
    PARIS, 1784-1789, WITH THE SECOND CHARGE MARK OF HENRY CLAVEL 1782-1789 AND THE COUNTER-MARK OF JEAN-FRANÇOIS KALENDRIN 1789-1792
    Slightly tapering étui-à-cire of oval section, the cover and base enamelled in red over horizontal reeding scattered with pellets and cinqfoils, the borders with trailing foliage on matted ground, the domed cap topped with a rosette on matted ground, matrix with the initials 'MZ'
    4 3/8 in. (111 mm.) wide


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