London, South Kensington
4 December 2001
French School, circa 1815
A young lady, facing left in white dress with bows on her sleeves and at corsage, a comb in her upswept hair; landscape background
mounted on the lid of a tortoiseshell-lined bonbonnière, the bottom stamped with fleur-de-lis, L monogram with crown and BOITE ROYALE DE FRANCE and ANNÉE 1825
2½ in. (63 mm.) diam.
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Louis XVII 1755-1824) became King of France from 1795. In 1771 he married Princess Louise of Savoy.
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