Louis XVI gold box
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Louis XVI gold box

Galerie Ouaiss Antiquités

Date Circa 1780-1790

Period XVIIIème siècle, Louis XVI period

Medium gold

Dimension 6.5 x 4.6 x 2 cm (2¹/₂ x 1³/₄ x 0³/₄ inches)

Oval box or snuffbox in gold of several tones. The snuffbox is adorned with a guilloche pattern with parallel stripes and dots on the lid, side and ground. The border is decorated with a stylized laurel wreath frieze on amati background. The box has an alternation of guilloche panels and leafy and stylized patterns.
Weight: 2.96oz (84g)
Gold marks
Jurande mark: Henri Clavel (1781-1783)
Charging hallmark: P crowned. 1784-1788
Goldsmith Joseph-André Bologniel-Presidant, received in 1778. (1778-1793) Discharge mark: 1783-1789 vanneau head.
Eagle head 18K.
Traces of wear on the cover.

Date: Circa 1780-1790

Period: XVIIIème siècle, Louis XVI period

Medium: gold

Dimension: 6.5 x 4.6 x 2 cm (2¹/₂ x 1³/₄ x 0³/₄ inches)

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