A MUSICAL BOÎTE À MINIATURE, FRENCH, 1819-1839
rectangular, the lid set with a miniature of the Tuileries on ivory, within a gilt-metal frame, the musical movement concealed by a horn cover, mother of pearl washers, illegible maker’s mark, bird’s head control mark; together with a plain tortoiseshell example with silver-gilt mounts, maker's mark JGV in a vertical lozenge
9.2cm. wide; 3⅝in.
Inventory, 1949, 'A small musical box in tortoiseshell case, a ditto, a miniature painting of the Palace of Versailles on the lid' in the Strong Room