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    Sale 7453

    Important Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    27 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 15

    A LOUIS XVI TWO-COLOUR GOLD SNUFF-BOX SET WITH HARDSTONE PLAQUES

    BY ADRIEN-JEAN-MAXIMILIEN VACHETTE (1779-1839), MARKED, PARIS, 1781/82, WITH THE FIRST CHARGE AND DISCHARGE MARKS OF HENRY CLAVEL 1780-82

    Price Realised  

    A LOUIS XVI TWO-COLOUR GOLD SNUFF-BOX SET WITH HARDSTONE PLAQUES
    BY ADRIEN-JEAN-MAXIMILIEN VACHETTE (1779-1839), MARKED, PARIS, 1781/82, WITH THE FIRST CHARGE AND DISCHARGE MARKS OF HENRY CLAVEL 1780-82
    oval box, the cover and base set with lapis lazuli panels, within two-colour guilloché border, the sides with octagonal engine-turned reserves scattered with pellets, divided by four plain pilasters hung with laurels, on a frosted ground
    3 5/16 in. (85 mm.) wide


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