Louis XVI Candy box in green tinted tortoiseshell powder and gold
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Round box or candy box in green tinted tortoiseshell powder and gold frame. The interior of the box is fully lined with tortoiseshell. The removable lid presents a decoration of Roman ruins, arcatures with Doric columns, overgrown by vegetation. In the background, a statue of Venus appears.
The frame is finely decorated with gold beads and twisted elements.
Louis XVI period work.
Dim: 1.9in. (5 cm) / H 0.9in. (2.3 cm)
Weight: 2.5oz (71.2 g)
Angel head (1781-1783).
Goldsmith: PDC for Pierre Denis Chaumont. Received master in 1777-1793.
A small slit at the level of the box.
Price: 6500 €