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Auction: Silver & Gold Boxes
was auctioned on: 18 May 2016
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A LOUIS XVI ENAMELLED VARI-COLOUR GOLD BONBONNIÈRE

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Estimate: £6,000 - £8,000
ca. US$8,726 - US$11,634
Price realised:  £7,500
ca. US$10,907
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A LOUIS XVI ENAMELLED VARI-COLOUR GOLD BONBONNIÈRE
BY GEORGE-ANTOINE CROZE (FL. 1777-1790), MARKED, PARIS, 1778/1779, THE FLANGE ENGRAVED 'DU PETIT DUNKERQUE' AND WITH AN INVENTORY NUMBER 235, WITH THE CHARGE AND DECHARGE MARKS OF JEAN-BAPTISTE FOUACHE 1774-1780, LATER STRUCK WITH TWO FRENCH POST-1838 RESTRICTED WARRANTY MARKS FOR GOLD
A LOUIS XVI ENAMELLED VARI-COLOUR GOLD BONBONNIÈRE BY GEORGE-ANTOINE CROZE (FL. 1777-1790), MARKED, PARIS, 1778/1779, THE FLANGE ENGRAVED 'DU PETIT DUNKERQUE' AND WITH AN INVENTORY NUMBER 235, WITH THE CHARGE AND DECHARGE MARKS OF JEAN-BAPTISTE FOUACHE 1774-1780, LATER STRUCK WITH TWO FRENCH POST-1838 RESTRICTED WARRANTY MARKS FOR GOLD circular bonbonni è re , the cover, sides and base set with panels of translucent salmon-pink enamel over an engine-turned ground, the cover and base centred with a swirling taille d' é pargne rosette with opaque white and green enamel pellet frame, within chased vari-colour gold entrelac borders 2 3/8 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