• The Manolo March Collection Fr auction at Christies

    Sale 7817

    The Manolo March Collection From Son Galcerán, Mallorca

    28 - 29 October 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 289

    A SILVER-MOUNTED BOITE-A-MINIATURES

    CIRCA 1780, PROBABLY FRENCH

    Price Realised  

    A SILVER-MOUNTED BOITE-A-MINIATURES
    CIRCA 1780, PROBABLY FRENCH
    Octagonal box, the cover, base and sides set with ivory miniatures depicting Napoleonic naval battles, the cover miniature signed 'C. Aura' (lower right), the silver mounts engraved with trailing foliage and reeding, raised incorporated thumbpiece
    3¼ in. (82 mm.) wide


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