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A LOUIS XV GOLD-MOUNTED LACQUER AND TORTOISESHELL SNUFF-BOX

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.
A LOUIS XV GOLD-MOUNTED LACQUER AND TORTOISESHELL SNUFF-BOX

BY JULIEN BOULOGNE-PETIT (FL. 1765-1793), MARKED, PARIS, 1773/1774, WITH THE CHARGE AND DECHARGE MARKS OF JULIEN ALATERRE 1768-1775

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A LOUIS XV GOLD-MOUNTED LACQUER AND TORTOISESHELL SNUFF-BOX BY JULIEN BOULOGNE-PETIT (FL. 1765-1793), MARKED, PARIS, 1773/1774, WITH THE CHARGE AND DECHARGE MARKS OF JULIEN ALATERRE 1768-1775 oval tortoiseshell-lined box, the cover, sides and base of Japanese-style gold lacquer painted onto a black ground with paeony blooms, flowers and foliage, the cover and base inlaid with burgau mother-of-pearl flowers and leaves, with chased interlaced-ribbon gold mounts, in associated red leather case 3 in. (78 mm.) wide
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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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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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