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Auction: Silver & Gold Boxes
was auctioned on: 18 May 2016
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A FRENCH GOLD BONBONNIÈRE SET WITH A MICROMOSAIC PLAQUE

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Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000
ca. US$5,817 - US$8,726
Price realised:  £6,250
ca. US$9,089
Lot number 15, Views: 37

A FRENCH GOLD BONBONNIÈRE SET WITH A MICROMOSAIC PLAQUE
BY GABRIEL-RAOUL MOREL (FL. 1797-1832), MARKED, PARIS, CIRCA 1830, WITH THE PARISIAN THIRD STANDARD MARK AND GUARANTEE MARK FOR GOLD 1819-1838 AND THE PARISIAN POST-REVOLUTIONARY UNOFFICIAL STANDARD MARK FOR 18 CARAT GOLD, THE MICROMOSAIC PLAQUE, ROME, CIRCA 1830
A FRENCH GOLD BONBONNIÈRE SET WITH A MICROMOSAIC PLAQUE BY GABRIEL-RAOUL MOREL (FL. 1797-1832), MARKED, PARIS, CIRCA 1830, WITH THE PARISIAN THIRD STANDARD MARK AND GUARANTEE MARK FOR GOLD 1819-1838 AND THE PARISIAN POST-REVOLUTIONARY UNOFFICIAL STANDARD MARK FOR 18 CARAT GOLD, THE MICROMOSAIC PLAQUE, ROME, CIRCA 1830 circular box, the cover inset with an oval micromosaic plaque depicting the Doves of Pliny, within a red and white tesserae border on a blue glass ground, the sides and base with chased foliage on a s ablé gold ground 2 1/8 in. (55 mm.) diam.

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Silver & Gold Boxes
Date of the auction: 18 May 2016
Address: Christie's
London