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    Sale 7556

    Important Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    10 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 19

    A SWISS SPLIT-PEARL SET AND ENAMELLED GOLD BONBONNIÈRE

    BY JEAN-GEORGES REMOND (FL. 1783-1819), MARKED, GENEVA, CIRCA 1783/1792

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    A SWISS SPLIT-PEARL SET AND ENAMELLED GOLD BONBONNIÈRE
    BY JEAN-GEORGES REMOND (FL. 1783-1819), MARKED, GENEVA, CIRCA 1783/1792
    circular box, the cover, sides and base enamelled and painted in lilac with gold paillons bordered by a lilac band with trailing foliage in gold paillons and opaque white, set within opaque white enamel margins, the lid centred with an octagonal enamel miniature depicting a scène champêtre with lovers meeting, set within a split-pearl border
    3¼ in. (83 mm.) diam.


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