Fine Louis XVI Jewelled and Enamelled Gold Snuff Box with a Miniature depicting the Comtesse Dubarry wearing jewelled earrings and a gold medallion containing the initials LD, who declared that she was the only woman who made him forget he was
Circular gold and enamel box and cover. Decorated overall in pale blue opaque enamel and engraved with gold in floral sprays and scrolling foliage. Borders decorated with blue and green enamel leaves and pink and enamel cabochons.
Jasper box was sold by Lyon and Turnbull, London, on Tuesday, October
FABERGÉ~ JEWELED GOLD, ENAMEL AND AGATE BOX, WORKMASTER MICHAEL PERCHIN, ST PETERSBURG, 1895-1899 in 18th century Parisian taste, oval, the surface enamelled in translucent peach and painted with dendritic tendrils over engine-turned reeding interspersed with pellets, the two-colour banded gold borders chased with undulating acanthus leaves on sablé grounds, the lid set with an agate cameo,