Louis XVI Style Silver-Gilt and Cut-Glass Travel Nécessaire

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Object Description

An Exceptional Louis XVI Style Silver-Gilt and Cut-Glass Travel Nécessaire by Boin Taburet, Paris.

The lock engraved ‘BOIN TABURET 3, rue Pasquier, Paris’.

This very fine nécessaire has an oak case with its original blue silk lining fitted with a table mirror, a pair of three-light candlesticks, three pairs of cut-glass perfume bottles, a pair of hairbrushes, a small hairbrush, a pin box and a pair of rectangular clothes brushes. Each piece is engraved with the initials NM beneath a Marquis Crown and flanked by laurel branches.

Object History

Boin-Taburet was established in 1873 by the antique dealer George Boin and the jeweller Emile Taburet. .

The firm was credited for the revival of interest in Louis XV style silver-work in Paris in the late 1880’s, and awarded a gold medal at the Paris 1889 Exposition Universelle.

As well as producing exceptional silver and metal work the company retailed small items of furniture and decorative objects of the very highest order, made by the leading ébénistes of the day.

Object Details

Dealer Opening Times

By appointment only.

Dealer Contact

+44 (0)20 7495 2324
+447500 832323

Dealer Location

Audley House, 3 The Grange
Albion Street, Brighton
West Sussex BN42 4EN

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