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Game Purse in velvet Arms of Paris
Game Purse in velvet Arms of Paris - Objects of Vertu Style Directoire Game Purse in velvet Arms of Paris -
Ref : 75523
1 400 €
Period :
18th century
Provenance :
France
Medium :
Velvet, silk , leather
Dimensions :
H. 3.94 inch | Ø 4.72 inch
Objects of Vertu  - Game Purse in velvet Arms of Paris 18th century - Game Purse in velvet Arms of Paris
Galerie Marie Maxime

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Game Purse in velvet Arms of Paris

Game purse in purple silk velvet embroidered with gold thread and red and blue silk thread representing the coat of arms of the City of Paris.

The coat of arms of Paris is a blazon appealing to the ancient symbolism of navigation on the Seine to represent Paris, the capital of France.

: Crest a wall crown. Ecu de France Gules at the nave equipped with silver sailing on waves of the same shifting of the tip, with the chief of azure Supports 2 branches of laurel.

The represented ship is the symbol of the powerful corporation of the Nautes or the Merchants of the water, manager of the municipality in the Middle Ages

During the French Revolution the fleurs-de-lis disappeared at the same time as the monarchy. .

Inside in leather and Silk

End of 18 century, beginning XIX century

Good condition

Galerie Marie Maxime

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