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    Sale 7550

    Important Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    9 December 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 69

    A MEXICAN THREE-COLOUR GOLD CHEEROT CASE

    CIRCA 1815/1820

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A MEXICAN THREE-COLOUR GOLD CHEEROT CASE
    CIRCA 1815/1820
    rectangular upright box of oblong section, the domed cover centred by a suspension loop and bouquet of flowers chased in three-colour gold on a sablé ground, the front and rear centred with reserves chased with flower vases on a frosted ground, the sides with similar reserves chased with flowersprays, frosted gold borders chased with trailing foliage within stylised acanthus borders on lid and sides, burnished gold base, rectangular green glass pushpiece
    2 7/8 in. (74 mm.) high


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