Louis XVI gold snuff box with miniature on ivory. Circa 1770.
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Louis XVI gold snuff box with miniature on ivory. Circa 1770.
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Oval snuffbox " cage en or " in three tones and gold interior lining. The hinged lid is decorated with different gold threads chiseled in green, yellow and pink gold. The center of the cover is decorated with an oval or miniature medallion on ivory representing a child near an altar surmounted by a putti. The box and the bottom of the snuffbox use the same decor of three-tone gold threads.
Weight: 5.74oz (163 g).
L: 3.38in. (8.6 cm) / l: 2.48in. (6.3 cm) / h: 1.2in. (3.1cm)
18th century Gold marks:
Jurande mark: "Fleur de Bassinet". Paris 1768-1774
Charge mark: Letter date G paris 1770-1771
Goldsmith: illegible
Louis XVI period. Circa 1770-1771.
REF: 7769
Price: 36,000€


Louis XVI gold snuff box with miniature on ivory. Circa 1770.