French Mid-18th century Gold Necessaire

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Ref: 4977

French Mid-18th century Gold Necessaire


Era: mid-18th century.
Materials: gold, steal, ivory.
Dim: H 9 cm / W 3,3 cm / P 1,5 cm.
Weight: 2.9 oz (84 gr) 
Owl, 18 ct.


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A gold case with travel essentials. The body of the case includes a decoration in rocaille "cartouche"in which stand out on a gold background amati young women receiving presents; garlands and doves; of putti. The upper part of the case is decorated with a dog symbolizing fidelity and a peacock the ephemeral character of pleasures. Inside the case, a kit is kept. It includes: a pair of steel and gold scissors, a gold rocaille knife, a needle, a spoon, a stylus and an ivory leaf. Circa1760.


French Mid-18th century Gold Necessaire



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