Description: circular, later inset with a revolutionary homage in gouache on paper,
by Claude-Jean-Baptiste Hoin, signed: C. Hoin Fec., circa 1793, with a paper label reading 'gouache signée de Hoin, représentant les attributs Republicains, placée sur un couvercle de la tabatière de B. Mouestier, Représentant du peuple à la Convention nationale, pour le département du puy de dôme, 1793', two-colour gold laurel borders,
maker's mark, date letter, charge and discharge marks of J.B. Fouache
Dimensions: 8cm., 3 1/8 in diameter
Condition Report: lid had been re-glued, pins loose and replacement pins.
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