27 - 28 June 2006
[ENAMEL BOOK COVER]. Louis XV gilded bronze and enamel book cover with floral ornaments, green background. French, 18th century.
58 x 38 mm. Provenance: purchased from Blumka Gallery, 21 May 1956.
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