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    Sale 7453

    Important Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    27 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 70

    A LOUIS XVI TWO-COLOUR GOLD SNUFF-BOX

    BY CLAUDE-FRANÇOIS THIERRY (FL. 1775-1793), MARKED, PARIS, 1786/87, WITH THE SECOND CHARGE AND DISCHARGE MARKS OF HENRY CLAVEL 1782-89

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    A LOUIS XVI TWO-COLOUR GOLD SNUFF-BOX
    BY CLAUDE-FRANÇOIS THIERRY (FL. 1775-1793), MARKED, PARIS, 1786/87, WITH THE SECOND CHARGE AND DISCHARGE MARKS OF HENRY CLAVEL 1782-89
    oval box, the cover, sides and base with reeded panels decorated with stars within two-colour gold ropetwist borders, the sides panels divided by pilasters
    3½ in. (90 mm.) wide
    4 oz. (114 gr.)


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    Provenance

    Sotheby's, London, 5 June 1997, lot 267.