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    Sale 7556

    Important Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    10 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 72

    A SWISS ENAMELLED GOLD BONBONNIÈRE

    BY GUIDON, REMOND & GIDE, MARKED, GENEVA, 1792-1801

    Price Realised  

    A SWISS ENAMELLED GOLD BONBONNIÈRE
    BY GUIDON, REMOND & GIDE, MARKED, GENEVA, 1792-1801
    circular box, the independent cover, sides and base enamelled in translucent blue on an engine turned ground, the lid and base bordered with purple, green and gold paillons with opaque white margins, the lid painted en plein with a scene of an eloping young couple within a gold foliate border, the base and sides with vases and flowers
    2½ in. (62 mm.) diam.


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