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Picking flowers - Gold-mounted tortoiseshell box
Picking flowers - Gold-mounted tortoiseshell box - Objects of Vertu Style Picking flowers - Gold-mounted tortoiseshell box - Picking flowers - Gold-mounted tortoiseshell box -
Ref : 79619
3 800 €
Period :
18th century
Provenance :
FRANCE
Medium :
Tortoiseshell, gold, ivory, gouache
Dimensions :
H. 1.1 inch | Ø 3.07 inch
Objects of Vertu  - Picking flowers - Gold-mounted tortoiseshell box 18th century - Picking flowers - Gold-mounted tortoiseshell box
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Picking flowers - Gold-mounted tortoiseshell box

Gold-mounted tortoiseshell box adorned on top of a
miniature on ivory of a young woman with basket of flowers.

She is dressed in a "gaulle" dress.

From 1781, the queen's shirt or "gaulle" dress, including Rose Bertin para Marie-Antoinette, had the effect of a small revolution. made of cotton or white linen, gauze or silk. She falls straight and is very low-cut and decorated with a wide blue belt matching the ribbons in her hair.

Very good conditions
Around 1785

Galerie Marie Maxime

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Objects of Vertu