Louis XVI box in tortoise-shell, gold and mother-of-pearl
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Round box in brown tortoiseshell, gold cage mount. It is decorated with a circular pattern and fine friezes of flowers. Each circular pattern and floret is inlaid with small iridescent mother-of-pearl pellets. Some missing mother-of-pearl. Circa 1780.
Price : 3800 €
Era: Louis XVI.
Materials: gold, tortoiseshell
Dim: 2.95 in. (7,5 cm)/ H: 1.18in. (3 cm).
Jurande’s mark: Henri Clavel (1781-1783).
Discharge mark: head of cherub (1781-1783).
Charge mark: letter crowned date T: 1783.