10 June 2008
A SWISS SPLIT-PEARL SET AND ENAMELLED GOLD BONBONNIÈRE
BY JEAN-GEORGES REMOND (FL. 1783-1819), MARKED, GENEVA, CIRCA 1783/1792
circular box, the cover, sides and base enamelled and painted in lilac with gold paillons bordered by a lilac band with trailing foliage in gold paillons and opaque white, set within opaque white enamel margins, the lid centred with an octagonal enamel miniature depicting a scène champêtre with lovers meeting, set within a split-pearl border
3¼ in. (83 mm.) diam.
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