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A gold-mounted necessaire
Estimate
3,0005,000
LOT SOLD. 5,040 GBP
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59
A gold-mounted necessaire
Estimate
3,0005,000
LOT SOLD. 5,040 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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A gold-mounted necessaire

English, in the manner of James Barbot, circa 1765

of upright rectangular form, the gold cagework mounts scrolled and wrapped in garlands with birds flanking the red paste thumbpiece, enclosing glass panels banded in orange to simulate agate, the white enamel collar inscribed in gold with the motto:  L'espoir de ta fidelité fait ma seule félicité, the mirror-lined interior fitted with ivory memorandum slips, two gold-capped scent bottles, gold folding knife, steel tweezers and four implements, bodkin lacking


height 6cm, 2 3/8 in
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