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A SWISS JEWELLED VARI-COLOUR GOLD SEALING-WAX CASE

GENEVA, CIRCA 1780

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A SWISS JEWELLED VARI-COLOUR GOLD SEALING-WAX CASE Geneva, circa 1780 Slightly tapering three-colour gold étui-à-cire of oval section, both cover and base with two oval reserves engraved with sunburst motifs chased with trophies of love, gardening and music, within borders of rose-cut diamonds, flanked by sunburst motifs and hung with bows and laurel swags, the borders applied with bands of rose-cut diamonds and set with red stones, the slightly domed top chased with a flowerspray on a sunburst motif, with plain matrix, the inside later transformed into a lipstick holder 104 mm. (4.1/8 in.) long 45 gr. (1 oz.) gross
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This sealing-wax case is illustrated on p. 99 LOWER RIGHT.
Cet étui-à-cire est illustré sur la page 99 EN BAS A DROITE.
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