A LOUIS XVI TWO-COLOUR GOLD PIQUE AND LACQUER TORTOISESHELL BONBONNIERE
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A LOUIS XVI TWO-COLOUR GOLD PIQUE AND LACQUER TORTOISESHELL BONBONNIERE

MARKED, PARIS, WITH THE CHARGE AND DISCHARGE MARK OF JEAN-BAPTISTE FOUACHE 1774-1780

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A LOUIS XVI TWO-COLOUR GOLD PIQUE AND LACQUER TORTOISESHELL BONBONNIERE
MARKED, PARIS, WITH THE CHARGE AND DISCHARGE MARK OF JEAN-BAPTISTE FOUACHE 1774-1780
circular black tortoiseshell box, the independent cover and base inlaid with swirling gold piqué-posé stripes and lacquer bands, the cover centred with a chased gold rosette within ribbon-twist border, the base with a monogram, the sides similarly decorated, the gold mounts applied with a wavescroll band
3 in. (76 mm.) diam.
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Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory and tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.

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