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Casket in light wood box with a miniature on its lid. This gouache presents the flight of the a hot air balloon "Montgolfière" to the castle of Versailles in 1783. An assembly of people greet the flight of the balloon. In the background appears the buildings of the castle of Versailles. This miniature is set in a silver studded frame. The box has a light wood veneer and opens with a serrated pattern.
Silver mark (head of boar)1838
Dim: W: 4,9 in - D: 2,4in - H: 2in.
Dim: L:12cm, P:6cm, H:5cm.
Work of the early 19th century.