Lot 800
  • 800

A FOUR-COLOUR GOLD SNUFF BOX, PIERRE CHAUBERT, PARIS, 1775 | A four-colour gold snuff box, Pierre Chaubert, Paris, 1775

4,000 - 6,000 GBP
6,250 GBP
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  • 6.9cm., 2 3/4 in. wide
oval, the lid with an oval swag-hung four-colour gold medallion chased with a parrot perched on a spade, a straw hat and a basket in landscape on a sablé ground, surrounded by diaper-pattern engine turning, framed by a twisted leaf border, the sides and base similarly decorated, maker's mark, charge and discharge marks of J. B. Fouache, date letter, in a later green leather case