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Louis XVI gold and tortoiseshell candy box

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Ref: 4810

Louis XVI gold and tortoiseshell candy box

€7500

Era: 2nd part of 18th century.
Materials: gold, tortoiseshell.
Weight: 3,73 oz (106 gr).
Dim: Diam 2.95 in (7,5 cm) / H 1.18 in (3 cm).

 

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Large and circular box featuring two shades of gold. The removable lid is embellished with detailed, concentric lines and with a central medallion representing a dove flying over a flower basket and a quiver on amati gold background. The body of the box carries this same decoration. Intricate friezes of stylized foliage in colored gold on a matte background highlight the frame of the box. The interior of the box is entirely lined with tortoiseshell.
 

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Louis XVI gold and tortoiseshell candy box

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