22 May 2001
A LOUIS XV GOLD-MOUNTED COMPOSITION AND GOLD PIQUÉ SNUFF-BOX
Paris, 1768/1769, with the charge and discharge marks of Julien Alaterre
Oval box, the cover, sides and base of semi-translucent blonde composition inlaid with vertical engraved gold piqué posé, the gold mounts stamped with a ribbon-twist border
2 9/16 in. (65 mm.) wide
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