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796
A gold and enamel souvenir, Geneva, circa 1790
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796
A gold and enamel souvenir, Geneva, circa 1790
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A gold and enamel souvenir, Geneva, circa 1790
of slightly tapering rectangular form, the interior with ivory slips and gold-topped pencil, the front with an oval enamel plaque representing two Muses, within floral paillon borders and white enamel frames, the lid inscribed 'Souvenir/d'Amitié', the reverse with an oval enamel panel painted with a putto en grisaille on translucent blue enamel, engraved borders and sides, apparently unmarked, in mid 19th century morocco leather case
Quantity: 2
8.9 cm., 3 1/2 in. high
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Provenance

With collection label printed with crest and initials S.E.K. for Sydney Ernest Kennedy, numbered 716;
Kennedy collection sale, Christie's London, 19 March 1918, lot 314

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