Lot 252

A LOUIS XVI GOLD-MOUNTED TORTOISESHELL BONBONNIÈRE SET WITH A MICROMOSAIC PLAQUE, CIRCA 1810

Boxes, caskets & caddies
Decorative Accessories
circular dark tortoiseshell box with polished gold mounts, the cover inset with a micromosaic plaque depicting the Doves of Pliny on a dark blue ground, within a red and white tesserae border and polished gold frame 3¼ in. (82 mm.) diam.

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000
Realized Price: £3,500 Without Premium
Sale Date: Nov 30, 2015