27 November 2007
A FRENCH COMPOSITION BOÎTE-À-MINIATURE
THE GOLD HINGE PARIS, 1809-19, WITH THE EXCISE AND THIRD STANDARD MARKS, MAKER'S MARK INDISTINCT, THE MODERN GOLD LINING BY MAUCK, HANOVER, MARKED, THE MINIATURE BY LEBELLE, SIGNED (LOWER RIGHT), CIRCA 1820
rectangular gold-lined black composition box with narrow gold thumbpiece, the lid inset with a rectangular gouache miniature depicting St. Peter's Square, within gold mount
3 5/8 in. (92 mm.) wide
With Henninger-Tavcar, Pforzheim, February 1983.
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