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Lot 0077
Louis XVI Gilt-Brass and Mother-of-Pearl Patch and Rouge Box, fourth quarter 18th century, of rectangular form, the sides engraved with laurel branches, the lid and underside set with a mother-of-pearl plaque blind-engraved with birds within rococo scrolls, the hinged lid opening to reveal a mirror on the inner lid, with two hinged rouge and mouche compartments with diapered mother-of-pearl lids, and a compartment with a horsehair and turned mother-of-pearl rouge brush (possibly original), l. 2-1/4", w. 1-3/4".


In overall good condition. The mother-of-pearl on the underside of the case has a small loss to one corner, a chip to an edge and a scratch to the center. There is a minute loss to the upper left corner of the lid.

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Louis XVI Mother-of-Pearl Patch and Rouge Box

Estimate $500 - $800Nov 12, 2016