View 1 of Lot 53. A VERY SMALL GOLD AND ENAMEL PILL BOX, NICOLAS PRÉVOST, PARIS, 1776.
View 1 of Lot 53. A VERY SMALL GOLD AND ENAMEL PILL BOX, NICOLAS PRÉVOST, PARIS, 1776.
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A VERY SMALL GOLD AND ENAMEL PILL BOX, NICOLAS PRÉVOST, PARIS, 1776

Estimate:

2,000 - 3,000 GBP

A VERY SMALL GOLD AND ENAMEL PILL BOX, NICOLAS PRÉVOST, PARIS, 1776

A VERY SMALL GOLD AND ENAMEL PILL BOX, NICOLAS PRÉVOST, PARIS, 1776

Estimate:

2,000 - 3,000 GBP

Lot sold:

2,750

GBP

A VERY SMALL GOLD AND ENAMEL PILL BOX, NICOLAS PRÉVOST, PARIS, 1776


circular, enamelled in translucent blue over diaper engine turning, within opaque white pellet and translucent scarlet and green leafy borders, French prestige marks, including maker’s mark, charge and discharge marks of Jean-Baptiste Fouache, Paris date letter for 1776, the rim engraved: ‘Du petit Dunkerque’

4.1 cm., 1⅝in. diameter