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    Sale 7453

    Important Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    27 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 19

    A REGENCY GOLD-LINED BOÎTE-À-MINIATURE

    ENGLISH, CIRCA 1820, THE MINIATURE BEARING SIGNATURE AND DATE 'V.B. 1776'

    Price Realised  

    A REGENCY GOLD-LINED BOÎTE-À-MINIATURE
    ENGLISH, CIRCA 1820, THE MINIATURE BEARING SIGNATURE AND DATE 'V.B. 1776'
    rectangular gold-lined black composition box with convex sides, the lid inset with a rectangular miniature on ivory depicting a ship in high seas, with three onlookers, within réverbère frame with frosted gold mount under glaze, polished gold mount on cover and sides
    3½ in. (89 mm.) wide


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    Provenance

    Auction Bolland and Marotz, Bremen, 13 June 1981.