A LOUIS XVI OVAL PEARL-SET AND ENAMELLED GOLD SNUFF-BOX

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By Georges Antoine Croze

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Paris, 1781-82, with the charge and decharge of Henri Clavel. The cover sides and base with panels of opalescent pink enamel overpainted with vermiculated brown, with white opaque pelleted or linear frames, the borders alternatively set and enamelled with split pearls and translucent foliage motifs, the sides similarly set and enamelled, with Ionic columns enamelled in red and green (minor chips), the flange numbered 495