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    Sale 7731

    Centuries of Style: Silver, European Ceramics, Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    2 June 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 160

    A LOUIS XVI THREE-COLOUR GOLD SEALING-WAX CASE

    MAKER'S MARK POSSIBLY 'PSR' WITH A CRESCENT ABOVE, PARIS, 1786/87, WITH THE SECOND CHARGE AND DISCHARGE MARKS OF HENRY CLAVEL 1782-1789 AND THE DISCHARGE MARK OF JEAN-FRANÇOIS KALENDRIN 1789-1792

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    A LOUIS XVI THREE-COLOUR GOLD SEALING-WAX CASE
    MAKER'S MARK POSSIBLY 'PSR' WITH A CRESCENT ABOVE, PARIS, 1786/87, WITH THE SECOND CHARGE AND DISCHARGE MARKS OF HENRY CLAVEL 1782-1789 AND THE DISCHARGE MARK OF JEAN-FRANÇOIS KALENDRIN 1789-1792
    Sealing-wax case of oval section, the cover and base engine-turned with horizontal reeding stamped with scattered flower-heads and pellets, the frosted gold borders chased with green foliage and rose swags, the cover topped by a swirling foliate rosette, the removable matrix blank
    4 5/8 in. (118 mm.) long
    1 1/8 oz. (32 gr.)


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