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A LOUIS XVI ENAMELLED GOLD TOOTHPICK-CASE
A LOUIS XVI ENAMELLED GOLD TOOTHPICK-CASE

BY JOSEPH ETIENNE BLERZY (FL. 1768-1808), MARKED, PARIS, 1780/1781, WITH THE CHARGE AND DECHARGE MARKS OF HENRI CLAVEL 1780-1782, THE FLANGE ENGRAVED 'DU PETIT DUNKERKE', STRUCK WITH INVENTORY NUMBER 974

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A LOUIS XVI ENAMELLED GOLD TOOTHPICK-CASE
BY JOSEPH ETIENNE BLERZY (FL. 1768-1808), MARKED, PARIS, 1780/1781, WITH THE CHARGE AND DECHARGE MARKS OF HENRI CLAVEL 1780-1782, THE FLANGE ENGRAVED 'DU PETIT DUNKERKE', STRUCK WITH INVENTORY NUMBER 974
rectangular narrow box with rounded ends, the cover, sides and base set with panels of translucent lime-green enamel on an engine-turned ground stamped at intervals with pellets, within white enamel bead and chevron borders, the interior of the cover set with a mirror
3 1/8 in. (80 mm.) wide

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For another box by this goldsmith see lot 3734.
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