Gold bombonniere and miniature 18th century
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A gold and enamel bonbonniere with a miniature on ivory representing a young lady of quality with long hair held back by a blue headband, in a neckline underlined by a veil. This is surrounded by concentric circles, one of which is set with old-cut diamonds, and the other with a border of green enamel leaves.The perimeter is covered with blue reserves in white framing nets. They are punctuated with green enamel cups.The guilloche base is covered with a translucent blue enamel decorated with pastilles. Lettres FS for Frères Souchet.
Bibliographie:Musée Cognacq-Jay, les collections / Boîtes en or et objets de vertu
Price : 33000 €
Era: 18th century.
Dim: H: 2,5 cm D: 7,5 cm.
Weight: 143,4 g.
Master goldsmith: FS Frères Souchet.