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    Sale 5266

    Portrait Miniatures, Objects of Vertu, Silver & Russian Works of Art

    13 December 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 1643

    A silver-gilt mounted rutilated quartz and agate bonbonniere

    FRENCH, CIRCA 1860

    Price Realised  

    A silver-gilt mounted rutilated quartz and agate bonbonniere
    FRENCH, CIRCA 1860
    Oval with agate base and rutilated quartz cover, the mounts chased with flowers and foliage -- 1 7/8 in. (4.8 cm.) wide; and a small gold-mounted bloodstone bonbonniere, the cover with applied scrollwork and floral border, the base engraved with Chinese characters, English, circa 1820 -- 1¼ in. (3.2 cm.) wide


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