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A French red velvet and gold gaming purse with coat of arms, 18th century
A French red velvet and gold gaming purse with coat of arms, 18th century  - Objects of Vertu Style A French red velvet and gold gaming purse with coat of arms, 18th century  -
Ref : 93523
2 800 €
Period :
18th century
Provenance :
France
Medium :
Velvet
Dimensions :
l. 5.12 inch X H. 5.12 inch | Ø 5.12 inch
Objects of Vertu  - A French red velvet and gold gaming purse with coat of arms, 18th century
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A French red velvet and gold gaming purse with coat of arms, 18th century

A French gaming purse ( also called : Dévolu) in red velvet embroidered in gold thread , lined in calfskin, with a coat of arms of three fleurs de lys surmounted with the crown of an earl and the lambel for a younger son.

Maybe for the counts of Estaing of the counts of Razilly in Anjou.

French, mid-18th century.

The gaming purses were used among others for playing cards at the court of Versailles .

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