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PROPERTY OF A SWISS COLLECTOR

A gold and enamel bonbonnière, Hanau, circa 1790
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491

PROPERTY OF A SWISS COLLECTOR

A gold and enamel bonbonnière, Hanau, circa 1790
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Details & Cataloguing

Style: European Silver, Ceramics, and Objects of Vertu

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A gold and enamel bonbonnière, Hanau, circa 1790
circular, the lid and base painted en plein in opaque and translucent enamels over concentric engine-turning with waterscapes, the lid after an engraving of Pêcheurs à la ligne, the base after Le matin, by Claude-Joseph Vernet, the sides with fisherfolk, ropetwist borders, maker's mark FF crowned incuse between two flourishes
6.3 cm., 2 1/2 in., diameter
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Provenance

Sir A. Chester Beatty Collection, sale, 17 June 1963, lot 320

Style: European Silver, Ceramics, and Objects of Vertu

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London