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A LOUIS XVI THREE-COLOURED GOLD SEALING-WAX CASE

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A LOUIS XVI THREE-COLOURED GOLD SEALING-WAX CASE
by Sauveur Cain, Paris, 1776-1777, with the charge and discharge of Jean-Baptiste Fouache

Small slightly tapering étui-à-cire of flattened oval section with concave corners, both cover and base with four burnished panels within faceted frames, the borders chased with trailing garlands of roses; the cover topped by a rosette, the base engraved with a baronet's coronet -- 92 mm high.
(18 gr.)
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