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A LOUIS XV ENAMELLED GOLD SNUFF-BOX
A LOUIS XV ENAMELLED GOLD SNUFF-BOX

MAKER'S MARK INDISTINCT, PARIS, 1745/1746, WITH THE CHARGE AND DECHARGE MARKS OF ANTOINE LESCHAUDEL 1744-1750, STRUCK WITH TWO FRENCH POST-1838 RESTRICTED WARRANTY MARKS FOR GOLD AND TWO FRENCH IMPORT MARKS FOR GOLD 1864-1893, THE FLANGE FURTHER ENGRAVED WITH THE INITIAL P

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A LOUIS XV ENAMELLED GOLD SNUFF-BOX
MAKER'S MARK INDISTINCT, PARIS, 1745/1746, WITH THE CHARGE AND DECHARGE MARKS OF ANTOINE LESCHAUDEL 1744-1750, STRUCK WITH TWO FRENCH POST-1838 RESTRICTED WARRANTY MARKS FOR GOLD AND TWO FRENCH IMPORT MARKS FOR GOLD 1864-1893, THE FLANGE FURTHER ENGRAVED WITH THE INITIAL P
rectangular box, the cover, sides and base set with enamel sprays of holly, with translucent vari-colour green foliage and translucent red berries on an engine-turned basket-weave ground, with scalloped flange and chased gold borders
2? in. (67 mm.) wide
Provenance
Guilhou Collection, Paris, 5 December 1905, lot 115.

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