Louis XVI Candy box in gold. Circa 1782.
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Candy box in green varnish 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 side, guilloche with parallel lines. The base uses the same ornamentation of concentric circles.
D: 1.96in.(5cm) / H:0.78in. ( 2.2cm).
Weight: 1.48oz (42.1g).
18th-century gold marks.
Recense marks: forget-me-not flower 1780-1783 and chalice 1783.
Jurande mark: Henri Clavel (1781- 1783)
Angel's head rencense mark (1781-1783).
Charge mark: letter date t crowned for 1782.
Master goldsmith mark: CR or CB probably for Charles Brisson.