10 June 2008
A SWISS ENAMELLED GOLD BONBONNIÈRE
BY GUIDON, REMOND & GIDE, MARKED, GENEVA, 1792-1801
circular box, the independent cover, sides and base enamelled in translucent blue on an engine turned ground, the lid and base bordered with purple, green and gold paillons with opaque white margins, the lid painted en plein with a scene of an eloping young couple within a gold foliate border, the base and sides with vases and flowers
2½ in. (62 mm.) diam.
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