Oval snuffbox in yellow gold and polychrome... - Lot 79 - Binoche et Giquello

Lot 79
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Oval snuffbox in yellow gold and polychrome... - Lot 79 - Binoche et Giquello
Oval snuffbox in yellow gold and polychrome enamels.
Beautiful decoration in full on each face of a couple discussing with an old woman or of a shepherdess resting surprised by a young man.
Frieze in frame and reserves on the edge with floral decoration in low size.
Master goldsmith : Jean Baptiste Bertin.
Paris, 1757.
Jean Baptiste Bertin. Received Master in 1740, worked rue St Louis in 1748, died in 1771.
H. 3,4 cm - L. 7 cm - l. 5,2 cm
Weight : 164,4 gr.
Provenance :
Collection Arturo Lopez-Willshaw
Collection Neville Hamwee
Collection J.Ortiz-Patiño Collection, then its sale at Christie's, London, 26 June 1974, reproduced in the catalogue under number 19
Bibliography
A.Kenneth Snowman, Eighteeth century gold boxes of Paris, a catalogue of the J.Ortiz-Patiño Collection, reproduced page 69 under number 29.
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