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    Sale 1896

    Important Silver And Objects Of Vertu

    26 October 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 34

    A SWISS GOLD, ENAMEL AND PEARL-SET BONBONNIERE

    GENEVA, CIRCA 1790

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A SWISS GOLD, ENAMEL AND PEARL-SET BONBONNIERE
    GENEVA, CIRCA 1790
    Circular, the detachable cover set with an enamel plaquette of a soldier's farewell en grisaille, within a border of split pearls, the cover, sides and base with panels of black opaque enamel with delicate gold paillon borders, within outer borders of enamelled and engraved circle decoration, marked inside base and cover with pseudohallmarks including the charge mark of Julien Alaterre
    3 1/8 in. (8 cm.) diameter


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    Provenance

    Sotheby's, Geneva, 26 November 1982, lot 144