19 May 1998
A LOUIS XVI VARI-COLOUR GOLD BOÎTE-À-ROUGE
maker's mark JBFL with a star as différent, Paris, 1786, with the charge and discharge marks of Henry Clavel
Circular box, the independent cover and base engine-turned with concentric radiating circles scattered with clover and pellets, centred with a trophy of love and a flowerspray chased in two-colour gold on a frosted ground, the borders applied with scrolls, husks and flowerheads on frosted bands
58 mm. (2.1/4 in.) diam.
78 gr. (2 oz.)
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This circular box is illustrated on p. 99 in the CENTRE OF THE BOTTOM ROW.
Cette boîte-à-rouge est illustrée sur la page 99 EN BAS AU MILIEU.
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