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    Sale 7550

    Important Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    9 December 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 162

    A LOUIS XVI THREE-COLOUR GOLD BONBONNIÈRE

    BY NICOLAS MARGUERIT (FL. 1763-1790), MARKED, PARIS, 1782/1783, WITH THE FIRST CHARGE AND DISCHARGE MARKS OF HENRY CLAVEL 1780-1782

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    A LOUIS XVI THREE-COLOUR GOLD BONBONNIÈRE
    BY NICOLAS MARGUERIT (FL. 1763-1790), MARKED, PARIS, 1782/1783, WITH THE FIRST CHARGE AND DISCHARGE MARKS OF HENRY CLAVEL 1780-1782
    circular box, the independent cover and base engine-turned with concentric circles stamped with pellets, the sides similarly decorated on horizontally reeded engine-turning, the cover centred by a circular reserve applied with trophies of Music in two colours of gold on a frosted ground within a wavy band, rope-twist borders on cover and base
    2 3/16 in. (56 mm.) diam.
    2 5/8 oz. (74 gr.)


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