Lot 522: A LOUIS XV GOLD-MOUNTED PUDDINGSTONE SNUFF BOX, FRANCOIS-SIMEON CHARBONNÉ, PARIS, 1738-44 |
October 19, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: tall cartouche form with waved gold mounts, marked on rim, date letter not clear
There is a skillful glue repair on the left of the stone panel in the cover and two spots of glue below the rim left interior, tiny splits in the angles of the cover mount. Some marks not clear.
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Dimensions: length 2 1/4 in.