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COFFRET A ECRIRE DU XVIIIEME SIECLE
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COFFRET A ECRIRE DU XVIIIEME SIECLE

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COFFRET A ECRIRE DU XVIIIEME SIECLE
En marqueterie Boulle en contrepartie d'écaille teintée rouge, étain et laiton et placage d'ébène, ouvrant par un tiroir latéral muni de trois petits compartiments, le plateau orné de lambrequins et centré d'un médaillon orné d'un phénix entouré de flammes et portant l'inscription NEC LAEDOR NEC TERROR, la ceinture ornée de lambrequins feuillagés
Hauteur: 6,5 cm. (2½ in.) ; Largeur: 25 cm. (9¾ in.); Profondeur: 18,5 cm. (7¼ in.)
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A BOULLE MARQUETRY CASKET FORMING INSKTAND, 18TH CENTURY

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La devise Nec laedor nec terror qui orne le plateau de ce coffret peut avoir plusieurs traductions : "Sans heurt ni peur", "Sans trouble ni peur", ou encore "Sans blessure ni peur".

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