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Tortoiseshell and Gold Box with Miniature on Ivory
Tortoiseshell and Gold Box with Miniature on Ivory - Objects of Vertu Style Directoire Tortoiseshell and Gold Box with Miniature on Ivory -
Ref : 65302
4 900 €
Period :
18th century
Medium :
Tortoiseshell, Gold, Ivory
Dimensions :
L. 2.36 inch
Objects of Vertu  - Tortoiseshell and Gold Box with Miniature on Ivory
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Tortoiseshell and Gold Box with Miniature on Ivory

Brown tortoiseshell box with gold mounting. The lid is embellished with rinceau and openwork palmettes. These motifs frame a circular miniature on ivory. The miniature, which dates from the late 18th to early 19th century, features five cupids quenching their thirst at a fountain with a dolphin on top. The sides of the box are ringed with gold and accented with rose motifs.

L: 2.5 in (6.4 cm) / W: 1.6 in (4 cm) / H: 0.8 in (2 cm)

Gold marks.

Late 18th – Early 19th century work.

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