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    Sale 7556

    Important Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    10 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 127

    A LOUIS XVI TWO-COLOUR GOLD SEALING-WAX CASE

    BY MATTHIEU PIONNIER (FL. 1768-1792), MARKED, PARIS, 1776/1777, WITH THE CHARGE AND DISCHARGE MARKS OF JEAN-BAPTISTE FOUACHE 1774-1780

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    A LOUIS XVI TWO-COLOUR GOLD SEALING-WAX CASE
    BY MATTHIEU PIONNIER (FL. 1768-1792), MARKED, PARIS, 1776/1777, WITH THE CHARGE AND DISCHARGE MARKS OF JEAN-BAPTISTE FOUACHE 1774-1780
    sealing-wax case of oval section, the sides with engine-turned panels with peaked pattern, with stylised acanthus on matted ground borders, domed cap with a swirling floral rosette, matrix engraved with initials 'SW'
    4 5/8 in. (118 mm.) long
    1¾ oz. (50 gr.)


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