Tortoiseshell and Gold Box with Miniature on Ivory.Late 18th century.


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Brown tortoiseshell box with gold mounting. The lid is embellished with rinceau and openwork palmettes. These motifs frame a circular miniature on ivory. The miniature, which dates from the late 18th to early 19th century, features five cupids quenching their thirst at a fountain with a dolphin on top. The sides of the box are ringed with gold and accented with rose motifs.
L: 2.5 in (6.4 cm) / W: 1.6 in (4 cm) / H: 0.8 in (2 cm)
Gold marks.
Late 18th – Early 19th century work.
Price; 4 900€.
REF:6091


Tortoiseshell and Gold Box with Miniature on Ivory.Late 18th century.