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Louis XVI Candy box in gold and composite material

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Louis XVI Candy box in gold and composite material

€3200

Era: 18th century.
Materials: gold, composite material.
Dim: D 1.96 in.(5 cm)/ H 0.78 in.( 2,2 cm).
Weight: 1.48oz (42.1g).
Recense marks: forget-me-not flower 1780-1783 and chalice 1783.
Henri Clavel (1781- 1783)
Angel's head (1781-1783).
Letter date t crowned for 1782.
Master goldsmith: CR or CB probably for Charles Brisson.
 

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Candy box in green composite material (pillaged fish scales, binder and pigments) and gold frame.The inside of the box is fully lined with tortoiseshell.The removable cover presents a decoration of guilloché patterns in concentric circle. The surrounding is underlined by a gold frame finely chiseled with twisted patterns. The frame is guilloché with parallel striations and embellished with dots. The base uses the same ornamentation of concentric circles. 18th-century gold marks.

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Louis XVI Candy box in gold and composite material

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