17 November 1992
THE PROPERTY OF A LADY
AN EARLY UNUSUAL LOUIS XV GOLD SNUFF-BOX
by Luc Bouillerot, Paris 1735/1736
Gold box of flattened balloon shape, engraved with concentrical bands of zig-zag -- 7.3 cm diam.
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Luc Bouillerot struck his mark in 1720. In 1738, he was caught working in a small private room instead of in his shop, which caused the seizure of his works and his marks. He died between 1742 and 1748.
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