777
777
A pearl-set gold and enamel bonbonnière, Hanau or Geneva, circa 1790
Estimate
3,0005,000
LOT SOLD. 5,000 GBP
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777
A pearl-set gold and enamel bonbonnière, Hanau or Geneva, circa 1790
Estimate
3,0005,000
LOT SOLD. 5,000 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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A pearl-set gold and enamel bonbonnière, Hanau or Geneva, circa 1790
the lid with an oval enamel panel painted en grisaille on blue with a young man presenting a letter to a lady, within a pearl frame, on translucent blue enamel over sunray engine-turning, framed by a pale blue and dusty pink paillon border, the sides and base similarly decorated, maker's mark crowned R incuse, the rim further struck '38' and 'M3', possibly later Swedish import date letter for 1818, later French control marks
6.8cm., 2 5/8. in. diam.
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