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A LOUIS XV GOLD-MOUNTED IVORY SNUFF-BOX SET WITH A MINIATURE

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A LOUIS XV GOLD-MOUNTED IVORY SNUFF-BOX SET WITH A MINIATURE

WITH THE CHARGE MARK OF JULIEN ALATERRE 1768-1774, MAKER'S MARK RUBBED, THE MINIATURE CIRCLE OF LEFEVRE D'ORGEVAL, CIRCA 1750

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A LOUIS XV GOLD-MOUNTED IVORY SNUFF-BOX SET WITH A MINIATURE with the charge mark of Julien Alaterre 1768-1774, maker's mark rubbed, the miniature circle of Lefevre d'Orgeval, circa 1750 Rectangular box, the sides and base of ivory with chevron-engraved gold mounts, the cover set with a rectangular glazed portrait miniature of a lady in a landscape, in white dress with billowing red scarf, short powdered hair, painted on vellum, cable chased gold mount and footrim 2¾ in. (70 mm.) wide
Provenance
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, Geneva, 12 May 1988, lot 260 (to Dreesmann).
Dr Anton C. R. Dreesmann (inventroy no. F-179).
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