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Gold Candy box Louis XVI period
Gold Candy box Louis XVI period - Objects of Vertu Style Louis XVI
Ref : 7001
8 800 €
Period :
18th century
Provenance :
France
Medium :
Gold
Dimensions :
Ø 2.36 inch
Objects of Vertu  - Gold Candy box Louis XVI period
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Gold Candy box Louis XVI period

Circular candy box featuring three shades of gold. The removable lid is embellished with detailed, concentric lines interspersed with stars and peas. In the center, a composition composed of a quiver, a musette, a pair of doves and colored gold foliage stand out against a amati gold background. This symbolic decor emphasizes the sentimental value of this box. An intricate friezes of stylized foliage in colored gold on a matte background highlight the frame of the box.
The box is decorated with a thin guilloche in parallel lines interspersed with stars and peas and grains of gold.

Weight: 2.61 oz (74gr)
D: 2,36 in (6cm) / H: 0.78 in (2 cm)

Gold marks:
Guarantee mark: Henri Clavel
Charge mark: Crowned P, for Paris 1784
Release mark: Tête de vanneau 1783-1789
Master goldsmith mark.

Work from the Louis XVI period.

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Objects of Vertu