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    Sale 7453

    Important Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    27 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 34

    A LOUIS XVI THREE-COLOUR GOLD SNUFF-BOX

    BY JEAN CHARLES MARIE BOUDOU (FL. 1783-1790), MARKED, PARIS, 1783-84, WITH THE SECOND CHARGE AND DISCHARGE MARKS OF HENRY CLAVEL 1782-1789

    Price Realised  

    A LOUIS XVI THREE-COLOUR GOLD SNUFF-BOX
    BY JEAN CHARLES MARIE BOUDOU (FL. 1783-1790), MARKED, PARIS, 1783-84, WITH THE SECOND CHARGE AND DISCHARGE MARKS OF HENRY CLAVEL 1782-1789
    oval box, the cover, sides and base with panels of reeded engine turning scattered with pellets, the lid centred with an oval medallion chased in three-colour gold on a sablé ground with tropies of music and doves, within a polished gold surround, twisted rope borders on cover, sides and base
    2 11/16 in. (68 mm.) wide
    2¾ oz. (80 gr.)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A EUROPEAN PRIVATE COLLECTION