11 April 2002
A GEORGE III ENAMELLED GOLD MIRROR-CASE
Cartouche-shaped flattened case, the hinged lid enamelled in translucent blue, green and orange en basse-taille with an urn, leaves and flowers against an incised trelliswork background, pierced scrolling thumbpieces, the inside cover fitted with bevelled mirror, plain gold base, reeded sides
1 7/16 in. (38 mm.) high
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, London, 26 March 1973, lot 152 (to Dreesmann).
Dr Anton C. R. Dreesmann (inventory no. F-36).
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