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    Sale 7556

    Important Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    10 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 101

    A SWISS ENAMELLED GOLD BONBONNIÈRE

    GENEVA, CIRCA 1790/1800, MAKER'S MARK P WITH CROWN ABOVE

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A SWISS ENAMELLED GOLD BONBONNIÈRE
    GENEVA, CIRCA 1790/1800, MAKER'S MARK P WITH CROWN ABOVE
    circular box, the independent cover, sides and base enamelled in translucent blue with gold paillon border within opaque white margins, the cover centred with an octagonal scene of a lady in classical attire with a young child surrounded by elaborate gold paillons of scrolls and vases
    3 3/16 in. (81 mm.) diam.


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