Description: rectangular, the exterior veneered in engraved mother of pearl to resemble peacock feathers, the mounts and base rim engraved and chased to match, waved and lobed gold lining,
prestige marks including maker’s mark L[?], date letter C, charge and discharge of Louis Robin
Dimensions: 8cm., 3 1/8 in wide
Condition Report: Overall good condition apart from minor losses to gold rim on lid and base. One small section of mother of pearl at right front corner has been restuck, almost not noticeable.
"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."
Provenance: Meubles et objets d'art provenant de l'Hôtel Lambert et du Château de Ferrières appartenant au Baron de Redé et au Baron Guy de Rothschild, sale Sotheby's Monaco, 25/6 May 1975, lot 35
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