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    Sale 5265

    Selected Silver & Russian Works of Art

    30 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 33

    AN EARLY 19TH CENTURY FRENCH PROVINCIAL GOLD MUSICAL BOX IN THE FORM OF A PURSE,

    MARK OF HN WITH DEVICE ABOVE & PELLET BELOW, 3RD. STANDARD, 5TH DIVISION SUD, LOZERE/MENDE, 1809/19,

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    AN EARLY 19TH CENTURY FRENCH PROVINCIAL GOLD MUSICAL BOX IN THE FORM OF A PURSE,
    MARK OF HN WITH DEVICE ABOVE & PELLET BELOW, 3RD. STANDARD, 5TH DIVISION SUD, LOZERE/MENDE, 1809/19,
    Engine-turned with leaf & crosslet motifs on wavy ground, edged with engraved foliate borders & with hexagonal floral cartouche, with a later English key, interior box housing movement engraved on top with scrolling foliage, 2 5/8 in. long (6.7 cm.).


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