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Gold box of Louis XVI period
Gold box of Louis XVI period - Objects of Vertu Style Louis XVI Gold box of Louis XVI period - Gold box of Louis XVI period - Louis XVI
Ref : 60123
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Period :
18th century
Provenance :
Switzerland
Medium :
Gold
Dimensions :
L. 3.15 inch
Objects of Vertu  - Gold box of Louis XVI period 18th century - Gold box of Louis XVI period Louis XVI - Gold box of Louis XVI period
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Gold box of Louis XVI period

Three-tones gold oval snuff box. The hinged lid is decorated with a country trophy medallion. The medallion is framed by a garland of green gold foliage and roses. The medallion is detached on a guilloché. The borders of the lid and the box are adorned with a frieze of interlacing in yellow and green gold standing on a background of gold amati. The structure is decorated with octagonal-shaped panels, which are decorated with a wave-guilloché. Between these panels, some pilasters are decorated with laurel leaves and rhythm the composition. At the bottom of the snuff box there is the same finely chiseled decor of guillochage with waves.

H: 1.18 in (3cm) / L: 3.14 in (8.5cm)/ l: 1.57 in (4.2 cm)
W: 3.95 (112gr)

Gold marks: probably prestige marks
Guarantee mark: Julien Alaterre 1768-1775
Charge mark: Crowned R for1780-1781.
Swiss craftsmanship

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