Description: circular, enamelled in royal blue over reeded engine-turning within applied ropetwist borders, the lid inset with a miniature of a girl with powdered hair, wearing a white dress with a ruffled neck, French school, under glass,
maker's mark, charge and discharge of Henri Clavel and rubbed date letter for Paris 1784
Dimensions: 8cm., 3 1/8 in. diameter
Condition Report: Small chip below miniature; lid lining has been taken out and repositioned; nibbles to edge of lid, side enamel possibly restored
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