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    Sale 7550

    Important Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    9 December 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 160

    A LOUIS XVI THREE-COLOUR GOLD BONBONNIÈRE

    BY PIERRE-LUCIEN JOITTEAU (FL. 1773-1793), MARKED, PARIS, 1784/1785, WITH THE SECOND CHARGE AND DISCHARGE MARKS OF HENRY CLAVEL 1782-1789

    Price Realised  

    A LOUIS XVI THREE-COLOUR GOLD BONBONNIÈRE
    BY PIERRE-LUCIEN JOITTEAU (FL. 1773-1793), MARKED, PARIS, 1784/1785, WITH THE SECOND CHARGE AND DISCHARGE MARKS OF HENRY CLAVEL 1782-1789
    circular box, the independent cover and base engine-turned with concentric reeding stamped with scattered pellets, the sides similarly stamped on horizontally reeded engine-turning, the cover centred by a circular reserve applied with a foliate rosette in two colours of gold on a frosted ground within a rope-twist and pellet band, further similarly decorated borders on cover and base
    2 3/8 in. (60 mm.) diam.
    3 1/8 oz. (90 gr.)


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