Louis XVI Antique French Gold Box

GBP 7,500.00

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Object Description

A superb French vari-colour gold snuff box of oval form. Charmingly presented with decorative applied plaques; the lid has a central love trophy of hearts, love birds, flaming torches and a mandolin; the four sides panels have gardening and musical themes.

Weight 86 grams, just under 3 troy ounces.
Length 6.7cm. Width 4.8cm. Height 2.5cm.
Paris 1775.
Maker Elori-Denis Thierry.
High grade gold, 3 colours, 18 carat.

Marks. Stamped inside the cover and base with French gold marks for Paris 1775. Maker Elori-Denis Thierry.

Maker: Elori-Denis Thierry

Elori-Denis Thierry, French goldsmith, working in Paris during the second half of the 18th century.

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Object History

Previously sold by SJ Phillips of New Bond St, London. This gold box comes with the faux leather box supplied by this prestigious retailer.

Object Condition

In very good condition with excellent sharp detail. The hinge works well.

Object Details

Dealer Opening Times

By appointment only.

Dealer Contact

+44 (0)207 288 1939
+44 (0)7904 297419

Dealer Location

Vault 31-32
The London Silver Vaults
53-64 Chancery Lane
London WC2A 1QS

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