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A LOUIS XVI GOLD BODKIN-CASE
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A LOUIS XVI GOLD BODKIN-CASE

BY JEAN-ANTOINE JOUBERT (FL. 1777-1791), MARKED, PARIS, 1780/1781, WITH THE FIRST CHARGE AND DECHARGE MARKS OF HENRY CLAVEL 1780-1782 AND THE PARISIAN GOLD MARK FOR VERY SMALL ITEMS 1774-1780

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A LOUIS XVI GOLD BODKIN-CASE
BY JEAN-ANTOINE JOUBERT (FL. 1777-1791), MARKED, PARIS, 1780/1781, WITH THE FIRST CHARGE AND DECHARGE MARKS OF HENRY CLAVEL 1780-1782 AND THE PARISIAN GOLD MARK FOR VERY SMALL ITEMS 1774-1780
slightly tapering étui of oval section, both sides of cover and base with rectangular panels of engine-turned wavy reeding stamped at intervals with pellets, divided by sablé gold bands stamped with beads, bright-cut gold rims, the cover topped by a domed oval foliate rosette on a frosted ground, blank matrix
3½ in. (88 mm.) high
½ oz. (18 gr.)
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