18th century gold wax case, master goldsmith Claude Francois THIERRY.
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Oval-section gold wax case engraved and chased with garlands of leaves and fruit (grapes) on a polished gold fluted base. The rounded upper end is decorated with a 12-petal two-gold rosette on a sand-blasted background. Framing friezes in acanthus leaves, adorned at the base with finely chased canals with fleurons.
Price: 8900 euros
Period: 18th century.
Poinçons: Crowned letter N:1776.
Fermier général: JB Fouache ( 1775-1781).
Master goldsmith: CFT for Claude François Thierry.