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Gold, Tortoiseshell, and Ivory Box – Louis XVI period
Gold, Tortoiseshell, and Ivory Box – Louis XVI period  - Objects of Vertu Style Louis XVI Gold, Tortoiseshell, and Ivory Box – Louis XVI period  - Gold, Tortoiseshell, and Ivory Box – Louis XVI period  - Louis XVI
Ref : 68183
3 900 €
Period :
18th century
Dimensions :
Ø 3.15 inch
Objects of Vertu  - Gold, Tortoiseshell, and Ivory Box – Louis XVI period 18th century - Gold, Tortoiseshell, and Ivory Box – Louis XVI period Louis XVI - Gold, Tortoiseshell, and Ivory Box – Louis XVI period
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Gold, Tortoiseshell, and Ivory Box – Louis XVI period

Circular box in brown tortoiseshell and delicately sculpted gold mounting. The removable lid is decorated with a miniature on ivory featuring a distinguished young woman set on a monochrome background. The young woman is seated and is wearing a light blue dress with lace accents. Her skillfully styled and powdered hair is encircled with a lace decoration. She is holding a small bouquet of roses in her left hand.

D: 3.1 in (8 cm) / H: 1 in (2.5 cm)
Gold marks:
Guarantee mark: Jean Baptiste Fouache, 1775-1781
Release mark: Helmeted head
Master goldsmith mark: illegible
Craftsmanship from the Louis XVI period. Circa 1780-1790.

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Box & Necessaire Louis XVI