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    Sale 7556

    Important Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    10 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 94

    A LOUIS XVI PARCEL-ENAMELLED GOLD BONBONNIÈRE SET WITH A MINIATURE

    BY CLÉMENT DUPONT (FL. 1788-1807), MARKED, PARIS, 1788/89, WITH THE SECOND CHARGE AND DISCHARGE MARKS OF HENRY CLAVEL 1782-1789

    Price Realised  

    A LOUIS XVI PARCEL-ENAMELLED GOLD BONBONNIÈRE SET WITH A MINIATURE
    BY CLÉMENT DUPONT (FL. 1788-1807), MARKED, PARIS, 1788/89, WITH THE SECOND CHARGE AND DISCHARGE MARKS OF HENRY CLAVEL 1782-1789
    circular box, the cover with a watercolour miniature on ivory of an officer called Baron de Clercx de Waroux wearing the Austrian white uniform, within translucent blue enamel border with gold paillons, split pearls and white opaque margins, the base and sides similarly bordered, the sides engine-turned with horizontal reeding and scattered with pellets and stars, the base engine-turned with circular reeding and similarly scattered; hinged shagreen case
    2½ in. (64 mm.) diam. (2)


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