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    Sale 7550

    Important Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    9 December 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 161

    A LOUIS XVI THREE-COLOUR GOLD BONBONNIÈRE

    BY JEAN CHARLES MARIE BOUDOU (FL. 1783-1790), MARKED, PARIS, 1785/1786, WITH THE SECOND CHARGE AND DISCHARGE MARKS OF HENRY CLAVEL 1782-1789

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    A LOUIS XVI THREE-COLOUR GOLD BONBONNIÈRE
    BY JEAN CHARLES MARIE BOUDOU (FL. 1783-1790), MARKED, PARIS, 1785/1786, WITH THE SECOND CHARGE AND DISCHARGE MARKS OF HENRY CLAVEL 1782-1789
    circular box, the independent lid and base engine-turned with concentric reeding scattered with pellets and stars, the sides with horizontal reeding and similarly scattered, the lid centred with a medallion chased in two-colour gold on a sablé ground with scrolls and a rosette, foliate borders on cover, sides and base
    2½ in. (63 mm.) diam.
    2 7/8 oz. (84 gr.)


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