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A rare French gold miniature casket
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A rare French gold miniature casket

MAKER'S MARK ONLY, A CROWNED R, PROBABLY FRANCE, THIRD QUARTER 17TH CENTURY

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A rare French gold miniature casket
Maker's mark only, a crowned R, probably France, third quarter 17th Century
Rectangular, the casket with hinged domed cover and body finely embossed with birds amongst stylised foliage, flowers and urns, marked on base
3 cm. long
14 gr.
Provenance
The Mannheimer collection, Frederik Muller, Amsterdam, 14-21 October 1952, lot 276.
The van Spaendonck-Dreesmann Collection, Sotheby's Amsterdam, 20 October, 1999, lot 33.
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