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    Sale 7683

    A Rococo Fantasy Treasures from a Bavarian Collection

    6 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 91

    A LOUIS XVI TWO-COLOUR GOLD SNUFF-BOX

    MARK OF MELCHOIR-RENE BARRE, PARIS, 1778

    Price Realised  

    A LOUIS XVI TWO-COLOUR GOLD SNUFF-BOX
    MARK OF MELCHOIR-RENE BARRE, PARIS, 1778
    Circular, the detachable cover and base each applied with a two-colour gold foliage boss, each with two ovolo bands with engine turning between, the sides engine-turned, marked inside base and inside cover, the rim further marked with the décharge of Jean-Baptiste Fouache
    2¼ in. (6 cm.) diam.
    2¾ oz. (85 oz.)


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